Patty Wetterling shared her wisdom with residents of Birchwood, Minnesota during a recent city council meeting. The town has considered a sex offender residency restriction ordinance, and Wetterling speaks with compassion for both offenders and victims and tries to dispel fear.
“It’s fear that tears people apart,” she said at a meeting in Birchwood, a community divided over a sex offender issue over the last year. “I know fear. I know how destructive and harmful it can be. Hope and information are empowering.”
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