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Elizabeth Smart

Activist
Female
Born Nov 3, 1987
Age 28
Religion The Church of Jes...
Alma Mater Brigham Young Uni...
Other Names Elizabeth Ann Smart

Elizabeth Ann Smart Gilmour is an American activist and contributor for ABC News. She first gained widespread attention at age 14 when she was kidnapped from her home and recovered nine months later.

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Romance

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  • Matthew Gilmour
    Married 2011
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Family

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Elizabeth Smart
Elizabeth Smart
Age 28

parents

  • Ed Smart
    Ed Smart
    Father, Age 61
  • Lois Smart
    Lois Smart
    Mother, Age 58

siblings

  • Charles Smart
    Charles Smart
    Brother, Age 29
  • Mary Katherine Smart
    Mary Katherine Smart
    Sister, Age 23
  • Edward Smart
    Edward Smart
    Brother
  • Andrew Smart
    Andrew Smart
    Brother
  • William Smart
    William Smart
    Brother

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    Elizabeth Smart Joins Search For Missing Provo Woman
    Daily Herald - Utah Valley - Apr 24, 2015
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    The Tragedy Of Children And Crime: Supporting Elizabeth Smart
    Huffington Post - Feb 05, 2015
  • Elizabeth Smart Shares About Her Faith And Kidnapping
    NPR - Dec 31, 2013
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    Texas School District Sex Education Compares Non Virgins To Chewed Gum
    Huffington Post - Nov 08, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1987 Birth Born on November 3, 1987.

TEENAGE

2002 14 Years Old Smart was abducted from her bedroom on June 5, 2002, at age 14.
2003 15 Years Old She was found nine months later on March 12, 2003, in Sandy, Utah, 18 miles from her home, in the company of Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Ileen Barzee. … Read More
2006 18 Years Old On March 8, 2006, Smart went to Congress to support sexual predator legislation and the AMBER Alert system, and on July 26, 2006, she spoke after the signing of the Adam Walsh Act.

TWENTIES

2008 20 Years Old In May 2008, she traveled to Washington, D.C., where she helped present a book, You're Not Alone, published by the U.S. Department of Justice, which has entries written by her as well as four other recovered young adults.
2009 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Smart commented on the kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard, stressing that dwelling upon the past is unproductive. … Read More
2010 22 Years Old Smart returned temporarily from her mission in November 2010 to serve as the chief witness in the federal trial of Brian David Mitchell.
2011 23 Years Old 1 More Event
After the end of the trial she returned to France to finish her mission, coming home to Utah in the spring of 2011.
2012 24 Years Old In January 2012, Smart became engaged to Matthew Gilmour, a Scotland native, after a courtship of one year. The couple met while doing mission work in Paris and had planned to marry in the summer of 2012 but moved up the date due to media privacy concerns. They married on February 18, 2012, in a private ceremony in the Laie Hawaii Temple.
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