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Elizabeth Smart: Public shouldn't judge alleged 10-year captive
Elizabeth Smart: Public shouldn't judge alleged 10-year captive

Elizabeth Smart on Thursday cautioned the public against rushing to judgment in the case of a woman who was allegedly kidnapped at 15 years old and waited 10 years to come forward.  “It’s so easy for us to be curious and think, ‘Why didn’t you escape? Why didn’t you run away?’” Smart said on the “Today” show on Thursday. “All the survivor hears is, ‘Well, you should’ve done something, it’s your fault you were gone so long.’ And that’s what they do not need to be hearing right now.” Smart, who was kidnapped from her Utah home when she was 14 in 2002 and held captive for nine...

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