EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Jessyca Mullenberg's Mother Following Dr. Phil Show

By: Julia Fello Email
By: Julia Fello Email

It's every parent's nightmare, your child is missing. For one local family in Stevens Point, that nightmare became a reality nearly 13 years ago. Jessyca Mullenberg and her mother appeared on the the Dr. Phil Show today, opening up on how she survived an abduction by a 38-year old neighbor in 1995.

104 days later, she was rescued in a motel room in Houston, Texas physically and mentally abused.

Her mother Monica explains why after all these years, they wanted to share her daughters story on the national stage.

"We feel an obligation to put the word out there as much as possible that yes, there are missing children all over and that she was found and that gives hope to parents everywhere," said Monica Lukasavige, Jessyca Mullenberg's Mother.

She says Jessica recently graduated with a psychology degree from UW Stout, and plans to work someday for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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