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Escaping her past, kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart moves forward

USA TODAY Logo USA TODAY | Slide 1 of 15: Brian David Mitchell, in shackles, sings a hymn during his competency hearing on Feb. 16, 2005. He was later removed from the Salt Lake City courtroom. Mitchell is charged with the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart.

Brian David Mitchell, in shackles, sings a hymn during his competency hearing on Feb. 16, 2005. He was later removed from the Salt Lake City courtroom. Mitchell is charged with the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart.

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