Jayme Closs made a rare public appearance and was honored with a prestigious award.
According to the Daily Mail, the 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped from her Wisconsin home was honored at the Wisconsin state capitol on Wednesday with a Wisconsin Hometown Hero Award for her bravery and strong will through the ordeal.
Jayme's aunt Jennifer Smith spoke on her behalf, thanking her hometown for all of their support.
"She greatly appreciates the honor...and the kindness of everyone involved," said her aunt. "Speaking for her entire family, I have to say, Jayme is totally deserving of the hero part of this award. Her courage, her bravery, and her spirit are things that inspire us to make us stronger and better. Just like you, we want Jayme to know how much we love her."
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