Elizabeth Good, an outspoken advocate on kidnapping after her a lot publicized captivity in 2002 shook the nation, referred to as it a miracle Friday that Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs has been discovered alive.
Good posted on Instagram: “What a courageous, robust, and highly effective survivor!!!! It doesn’t matter what could unfold in her story let’s all attempt to keep in mind that this younger lady has SURVIVED and no matter different particulars could floor crucial will nonetheless stay that she is alive.”
Jayme was discovered within the city of Gordon, Wisconsin, at 4:43 p.m. on Thursday, in line with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Workplace. She had been lacking since Oct. 15. A nation-wide search had been launched for Jayme after her dad and mom have been shot useless of their Wisconsin residence.
The small print of Jayme’s kidnapping are nonetheless sparse.
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Good was kidnapped at age 14 on June 5, 2002, by Brian David Mitchell from her residence within the Federal Heights neighborhood of Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah. She was present in 2003. Since her abduction, Good has written a number of books about survival and her private story as a sufferer of kidnapping.
“Once I look within the mirror, I additionally see a mom and a spouse, and somebody I’m proud to be,” she mentioned in an interview in March. “I see an advocate. I see a survivor.”
Even with all of the horrible issues that occurred to her, Good instructed the Arizona Republic that in some ways, she was fortunate.
Good concluded her Instagram put up with a strong message: “Could god bless you Jayme Closs and should all of us proceed to seek for each lacking youngster.”
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Contributing: Karina Bland, Arizona Republic
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