Elizabeth Smart to share survival, abduction story at BGSU
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:26:56 GMT — Elizabeth Smart, the Salt Lake City teen who survived nine months under captivity, will speak at Bowling Green State University in November.Smart will share her memoir called "My Story," about her survival during her abduction in 2002.The event will take place at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The dinner starts at 7 p.m., with her presentation to follow at 8 p.m.Tickets for the dinner and program cost $50 per person. A pre-dinner reception with Smart will be held at 6 p.m. The cost of the reception, dinner, program, signed book and VIP parking will cost $250. After the presentation Smart will sign books, which will be available for sale by the University Bookstore at the event.Smart continues making speeches throughout the country to educate and promote change.Her foundation, the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, aims to prevent crimes against children. Following the recent incident in which three young women were discovered in an urban Cleveland home, Smart has been back in the news, talking about childhood abductions.The Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories event is hosted by Bowling Green State University Libraries and its Advocates Board. Proceeds will help fund the librariesâ?? digitization projects.
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