My Story By Elizabeth Smart Summary

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My Story is about the kidnapping of 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart. She describes her time with her captors, from the beatings to the long nights crying out to her family and every detail in between. Smart showed true resilience and strength through her ordeal. She frequently mentions that her family and her mormon faith fueled her during those unimaginably, horrific nine months. The teenager was forced to ingest alcohol and drugs, and sometimes would go without food and water for days. By the time smart was found, she lost thirty-eight pounds. Smart says that she had been robbed on her virtue and self-worth. When she was found, at age fifteen, she described the feeling when being reunited with her family as a “rare moment of pure incomprehensible
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