Leave A Light On For Jacob Wetterling, October 22; Event Brings Attention To Missing Children
October 22 is Leave A Light On For Jacob Wetterling, an event designed to focus attention on the plight of missing children nationwide. It's impetus has it's origin in Minnesota.
On October 22, 1989 - 24 years ago - 11 year old Jacob Wetterling was abducted near his family farm in St Joseph, Minnesota. His whereabouts remain unknown.
Since 1989, Jacob's mother Patty has become an advocate for children's safety.
The included picture with this story is an artist-enhanced image of what experts believe Jacob might look like today.