vows of silence aren’t always holy

I was very moved by the story about Elizabeth Smart ("like" her page), the young woman who was kidnapped as a 14 year old girl and held in captivity for 9 months. "She was forced into a polygamous marriage, tethered to a metal cable, and raped daily until she was rescued from her captors nine months later. Smart was recovered while she and her kidnappers were walking down a suburban street, leading many Americans who followed her story on the national news to wonder: Why didn't she just run … [Read more...]