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Parents collect countless cards for son's birthday

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

An effort is underway toget 1,600 cards for a special young man's 16th birthday.

Meet JacobMockbee, the son of Tucson Police Sergeant Jeff Mockbee, was born with Spinal Bifida and was told he would not live past his first birthday.

He'll be 16this Sunday on Father's Day.

And to celebratehis special day, his a parents started a social media campaign to get him1,600 birthday cards. Cards are coming in from all over the world, even fromcelebrities like football star Kurt Warner, food network star Giada and the Tim Tebow Foundation.

"When we askedJacob what he wanted for birthday, he wanted a drivers licence.. can't getthat," said Jacob's mother, Stacie Mockbee. "We really wanted to come up with something special for him."

If you'd like tosend Jacob a card, there are four days left. Address them to Jacob Mockbee at 8987E. Tanque Verde #309-104.  Tucson, AZ 85749-9399

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