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Jayme Closs To Receive $25,000 Reward For Saving Herself

The 13-year-old was held captive for nearly three months. She escaped and helped authorities track down a suspect. A company that employed her parents is giving her the award money.
A "Welcome Home" sign on Jan. 11 in northern Wisconsin, one day after missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs came out of the woods. Source: Kerem Yucel

A Minnesota-based company that offered a reward for the whereabouts of Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old who was abducted in October, announced that it will give her the money after she freed herself.

"Our hope is that a trust fund can be used for Jayme's needs today and in the future," Jennie-O Turkey Store president Steve Lykken said in released Wednesday.

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