Elizabeth Smart's Road to Happiness

Revisit her inspiring journey from kidnap victim to heroic advocate to new mom


"I feel so fortunate that I was able to come through this unscarred. I want to tell other people, 'Don't give up. Miracles do happen,'" Smart, now 20 and a junior majoring in music performance at Brigham Young University, says in a June 2008 PEOPLE cover story. She adds, "I'm not sorry this happened to me anymore, because it made me grow up."