Jacob Wetterling Research Paper

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October 22, 1989, would be a day that Minnesotans would never forget. Eleven year old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped from a rural Minnesota town. Jacob was never to be seen alive again. His mother, Patty Wetterling, never stopped looking for her son. She spent twenty seven years with her front porch light on waiting for him to come home, she never changed her phone number incase one day he would call, and never left the small town that Jacob knew as home. She was the face of hope for my entire childhood. Although I was not alive when Jacob went missing, Minnesotans of all generations never forgot Jacob. Every anniversary of his disappearance, Patty Wetterling would address the public to never stop looking for Jacob. Jacob’s remains were found
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