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Michelle Knight spent 11 years in captivity at the hands of Ariel Castro, and now she is sharing the painful story of her captivity — including the many abortions that her captor forced her to have, and how she chooses to remember them.

Knight and two other women were kidnapped between 2002 and 2004 and held against their will in a home in Cleveland, Ohio — undetected

steven spielbergWhile it’s seemingly been an eternity since Steven Spielberg’s last directorial effort, 2012’s “Lincoln,” the filmmaker has yet to lock down his next gig behind the camera. According to the Hollywood Reporter, one potential project has just cropped up in the form… Continue reading Steven Spielberg's Next Movie May Be Religious Drama 'The Kidnapping of Eduardo Mortara'

Looking happy and amazingly healthy, Amanda Berry appeared at her first public event since being released after a decade held hostage by Ariel Castro.

Berry went to the RoverFest concert in Cleveland Saturday night. She and her family were introduced and invited to the stage, where she stood alongside rapper Nelly.

On Friday, Castro pleaded guilty to 977 counts of kidnap and rape and was sentenced to… Continue reading Amanda Berry Makes First Public Appearance Since Kidnapping Release

Elizabeth Smart says her horrific kidnapping ordeal was made worse by the teacher she had in school that compared having sex to a used piece of chewing gum, which made her feel that she wasn’t worthy of being rescued from her rapist.

Smart, now 25, was taken by knife point from her Salt Lake City bedroom in 2002 when she was just 14 and said she “felt so dirty and… Continue reading Elizabeth Smart: Violent Kidnapping Made Me Feel ‘Dirty, Filthy,’ Like ‘Chewed Up Piece Of Gum’