Elizabeth Smart

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Elizabeth Smart discusses how she survived being abducted from her Salt Lake City bedroom and forging a new life in the wake of a crime. In My Story, she tells of the constant fear she endured, her determination to maintain hope, and how she devised a plan to manipulate her captors and convince them to return to Utah, where she was rescued.


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Comments [5]

Elizabeth Smart, so wise, so beautiful.
I truly admire her courage, dignity.

Lenny Lopate did a really excellent job with this interview,
on such a sensitive topic, with the actual victim in front of him.

He asked probing questions without degrading or demeaning her.

Elizabeth Smart came off as such an intelligent, compassionate,
wonderful human being.

Oct. 08 2013 06:25 PM
Chris from CA

Elizabeth you are an amazing person! I admire your poise and eloquence while recounting these very painful moments.

Oct. 08 2013 02:01 PM
Theresa from Brooklyn

Absolutely extraordinary young woman. Hope she has the best life.

Oct. 08 2013 01:30 PM
Sarah from Weston, CT

I live in a small town in CT that is talking about putting public town offices in its Elementary School with children because the town hall is out of space. What does Elizabth think about this from the perspective of a child victim?

Thank you.

Oct. 08 2013 01:28 PM

Clearly her last name has meaning. Extraordinary imagination and perserverence.

Oct. 08 2013 09:09 AM

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