Elizabeth Smart says becoming a mom has been 'the best thing ever'

Elizabeth Smart: Becoming a Mom Has Been ‘The Best Thing Ever’


Thirteen years after enduring a horrific kidnapping ordeal, Elizabeth Smart has overshadowed that dark memory with the joy of becoming a mother.

In a speech in Oklahoma City last week, Smart 28, called the birth of her nine-month-old daughter, Chloe, “the best thing ever” while reflecting on what she learned from her 2002 kidnapping and how motherhood has changed her life.

“I’m happy,” Smart told The Oklahoman after the speech. “I’m really happy.”

Keep reading at Today.com, where Smart shares how her “nine months of hell” has affected her parenting.

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