MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Patty and Jerry Wetterling will spend Wednesday surrounded by friends and family.
Patty Wetterling said there’s likely to be tears, and laughter.READ MORE: 'I'm Scared For My Patients': As COVID Cases Surge, Delta Plus Variant Worries Medical Experts
Her son Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted by an armed man wearing a mask.
She says Jacob has become Minnesota’s son over the years.
“Much like when Kennedy was shot, or 911, and in Minnesota, people remember where they were when they heard Jacob was kidnapped,” Wetterling said.