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Elizabeth Smart: I Have a Wonderful Life
Elizabeth Smart talked directly to her kidnapper Brian David Mitchell in a Salt Lake City, Utah federal court. She told the man, moments before he was sentenced to life in prison, "I know that you know what you did was wrong. You did it with full knowledge. But I want you to know that I have a wonderful life."
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May 25: Elizabeth Smart, right, and her father Ed Smart talk to the media out front of the Frank E. Moss Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Smart's assailant, Brian David Mitchell, was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping and raping her while holding her captive for months.

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May 25: Elizabeth Smart addresses the media after speaking directly to the man who kidnapped her in 2002 and raped her over an eight-month span.

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Elizabeth Smart talks to the media after Brian David Mitchell, a homeless street preacher, was found guilty of kidnapping then teenager Smart in June 2002, outside federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 10, 2010.

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Elizabeth Smart smiles as she leaves federal court after testifying at a competency hearing for her kidnapper, Brian David Mitchell in October 2009, in Salt Lake City. 

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Elizabeth Smart arrives at the federal court house for the closing arguments in the trial of Brian David Mitchell Thursday, Dec. 9 2010 in Salt Lake City.

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Smart, photographed moments after testifying at a competency hearing for her kidnapper, Brian David Mitchell, in Salt Lake City.

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Elizabeth Smart's father, Edward Smart, talks to the media after leaving the Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart told a court on Oct. 1, 2009, that her kidnapper Brian David Mitchell was motivated by sex, not religion.

The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Brian David Mitchell arrives is escorted to the Salt Lake City federal courthouse for a hearing Thursday, Oct. 1 2009, in Salt Lake City. 

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

President George W. Bush meets with Elizabeth Smart and her mother, Lois Smart.  Elizabeth Smart was rescued in March 2003.

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Elizabeth Smart appears with her parents, Lois and Edward Smart in 2003, after she was rescued. 

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Elizabeth Smart was taken from her home in Salt Lake City in June 2002.

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Elizabeth Smart's parents, Lois and Edward Smart, speak to the media after their daughter was taken from their Salt Lake City home.

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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

A headshot of a then 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart after she was abducted from her home.

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Dec: 10 Elizabeth Smart leaves a federal court in Salt Lake City, following the conviction of her kidnapper Brian David Mitchell. (Fox News)
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The Elizabeth Smart Saga

Oct. 1, 2009: Seven years after being kidnapped, Elizabeth Smart testifies in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City as part of a competency proceeding for Brian David Mitchell.

 

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Brian David Mitchell arrives at the Salt Lake City federal courthouse for a hearing Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart is testifying in Mitchell's competency hearing for the first time since her kidnapping in 2002.

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Wanda Barzee on television from jail during a 2003 Elizabeth Smart kidnapping hearing.

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Wanda Barzee mug shot, suspect in alleged kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart.

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Elizabeth Smart: I Have a Wonderful Life

Elizabeth Smart talked directly to her kidnapper Brian David Mitchell in a Salt Lake City, Utah federal court. She told the man, moments before he was sentenced to life in prison, "I know that you know what you did was wrong. You did it with full knowledge. But I want you to know that I have a wonderful life."

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