Elizabeth Smart to speak at lecture Tuesday at Midland College

Elizabeth Smart to speak at lecture Tuesday at Midland College
(Source: Midland College)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - Child safety activist, Elizabeth Smart, will be hosting an informative lecture at Midland College on Tuesday evening.

Smart has gained attention since she was abducted from her home in Salt Lake City, Utah, and rescued nine months later. Her story captured many and became one of the biggest national abductions stories at the time.

After being taken at knifepoint on June 5, 2002, police returned her to her home on March 12, 2003. During that time she was threatened and tormented, but that didn't stop her from facing her captor and testifying before him.

Years later, Smart has become an advocate for those affected by similar situations.

On Sept. 19, 2017, she will share part of her experiences in an informative lecture at Midland College.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with general admission free of charge. For preferred seating tickets, you can call (432) 685-4526.

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