As one of the most notorious child abduction cases of the 21st century, Elizabeth Smart revisits her days in captivity only a few miles from her home where she was taken. Living through malnutrition, dehydration, rape and mental torture for almost 9 months, Elizabeth relied heavily on her Christian faith to survive. She describes how she developed the psychology of “survival,” even if it meant outliving her captors over the next 30 years. Often questioned for missed opportunities of escaping, Elizabeth discusses her mindset of being captive at the age of 14 and the fear that was reinforced continuously. Now a wife and mother, she talks about healing, moving forward and educating her children.
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Mission 31 Aquarius, the last remaining underwater laboratory at a depth of 63 feet, 9 miles off the coast of Florida. Fabien Cousteau leads a team of aquanauts who are studying the ocean, its marine life and the relationship with the future of our civilization. We discuss the possibility and difficulties of living underwater indefinitely, the effect our lives have on the ocean and the consequences for the entire ecosystem. A cautionary tale, Cousteau lets us know it is not too late to move in the right direction.