Elizabeth Smart Urges Authorities to Reconsider Kidnapper’s Release

Elizabeth Smart appealed to authorities to reconsider the planned release of one of her kidnappers, saying Wanda Barzee remains a danger to her, and the community.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elizabeth Smart appealed to authorities on Thursday to reconsider the planned release next week of one of her kidnappers, saying Wanda Barzee remains a danger to her, and the community. "Wanda Barzee saw me as her slave. She called me her handmaiden. She never hesitated to let her displeasure with me be known," Smart said at a press conference on Thursday. Barzee is expected to be freed next week after… Read at AP News

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