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MEDIA ADVISORY: Elizabeth Smart to Speak at MU, Meet with Media

March 14th, 2014

Story Contact: Jesslyn Chew,

Elizabeth Smart, abduction survivor and New York Times bestselling author of, “My Story,” will discuss the kidnapping that altered her life and her efforts to advocate for abducted and missing children. Smart was abducted and held captive for nine months, during which time she was threatened, harassed and sexually assaulted.

Smart will be available to speak to reporters and hold a book signing before her evening discussion, which is part of the Delta Gamma Leadership in Values and Ethics in partnership with MSA/GPC Speakers Committee.

Media Availability
3:45 p.m., Friday, March 14
Room 2205, MU Student Center
MU campus
*Media professionals are encouraged to RSVP to

Book signing
4 p.m., Friday, March 14
Mizzou Store
MU campus

7:30 p.m., Friday, March 14
Jesse Auditorium

Admission for the discussion is free with MU student ID and $10 for the general public. Tickets are available through the MSA/GPC box office on campus or through