Made international news after being kidnapped at age 14. She was rescued nine months later and later became a child safety Activist and a contributor for ABC News.
She was a cheerful, normal girl starting high school.
Her abductors were Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Ilene Barzee, and they moved her around state to state and kept her in their home as a prisoner.
Her parents are Edward and Lois Smart. She was born and raised in Salt Lake City with her four brothers and sister. She married Matthew Gilmour in 2012 and welcomed a daughter in 2015.
She spoke in the 2009 Women's Conference, hosted by Maria Shriver.