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Emmanuel (Brian David Mitchell) and Elizabeth Smart in veil

Invisible Girl {format} 13:05 Scott Carrier

For weeks after teenager Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her Salt Lake City bedroom, she walked the streets with her captors, sometimes just blocks from her home. Yet no one ever recognized her. Not a soul, even though her picture was in every paper the entire time. How is this possible?

Broadcast: Apr 8 2005 on PRI/WBEZ This American Life Subjects: News, Religious, Youth, Justice