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Elizabeth Smart: Survivor

Published 12:00 PM ET, Tue October 8, 2013
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Elizabeth Smart speaks at the 2nd annual Diller-von Furstenberg Awards at the United Nations in New York in March 2011. Smart released her book "My Story," which tells of what happened during her kidnapping, on October 7. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Smart's parents, Ed and Lois, talk to reporters about her kidnapping in June 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Smart was taken from her bedroom in the middle of the night on June 5, 2002, and held captive for nine months. Mauricio Menjivar/Getty Images
Smart's cousins Tori Dumke, from left, Cessilee Smart and Alicia Smart join supporters during a candlelight vigil in June 2002 in Salt Lake City. Keith Johnson/Getty Images
Smart was kidnapped in the middle of the night by Brian David Mitchell, here at his competency hearing in May 2005, and held for nine months. Al Hartman/Pool/Getty Images
Mitchell's wife, Wanda Barzee, here at a hearing in January 2004, was waiting for Mitchell and Smart at their mountainside camp the night of her kidnapping. Douglas C. Pizac/Pool/Getty Images
Smart's uncle David Smart announces on March 12, 2003, that his niece had been found. Clayton Chase/WireImage/getty images
Lois and Ed Smart speak at a celebration at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City in March 2003. Danny Chan La/Getty Images
Smart stands with families of kidnapped victims as President George W. Bush signs the Amber Alert law at the White House in April 2003. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Smart and her mother with Attorney General John Ashcroft at a National Missing Children's Day event at the Justice Department in Washington in May 2004. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Smart leaves a Salt Lake City courthouse after testifying in the competency hearing for her kidnapper Brian David Mitchell in October 2009. George Frey/Getty Images
Smart makes a statement to the media in December 2010, after Brian David Mitchell was found guilty. Douglas C. Pizac/Getty Images