Kidnap survivor, Elizabeth Smart, to speak up for Holly Bobo

Elizabeth Smart, who survived a nine-month-long kidnapping as a teenager, will appear at an event for a missing young Tennessee woman.

In this undated photo provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Holly Bobo is shown. Authorities are now looking at the possibility that Bobo, a 20-year-old missing woman from Decatur County, may have been abducted in a home invasion. Bobo was last seen Wednesday morning, April 6, 2011, by a relative who says she was being dragged across the carport of her home toward a wooded area by a man wearing camouflage. (AP Photo/Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- Elizabeth Smart, who survived a nine-month-long kidnapping as a teenager, will appear at an event for a missing young Tennessee woman.

The Jackson Sun reported the Smart family has been in contact with the family of Holly Bobo, who disappeared from her West Tennessee home on April 13, 2011. Smart and her father, Ed Smart, will appear at Scotts Hill High School to talk about their family's ordeal.

Smart was 14 when she was kidnapped from her Salt Lake City home in 2002. She was found nine months later within 20 miles of her home.

Holly Bobo was 20 when she disappeared from her home in Darden last year.

The appearance by Smart is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the high school.


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