Elizabeth Smart shares traumatic abduction story at women’s leadership conference

She was abducted at knife-point from her home in Utah when she was 14, and for nine months, she was abused and terrorized. Elizabeth Smart was in St. John’s today to speak about her traumatic experience and her journey to give other victims hope.

NTV’s Rosie Mullaley reports, and a warning to our viewers, some of the details in this story may be disturbing.


About the Author
Rosie Mullaley is an award-winning journalist who covered the justice beat in St. John’s for many years. A veteran reporter, who spent over three decades with the province’s daily newspaper, she enjoys telling a wide range of stories, from human interest pieces to sports to hard-hitting news and developments that affect citizens in their communities. When she isn’t tracking down the news, she is a talented musician who plays keyboard and guitar and is lead vocalist for the four-piece band Trails End. One of the province’s most respected journalists, she is also the proud mother of two wonderful boys.
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