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A photo of Elizabeth Smart, circa 2012. Smart was born in 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Photo credit: The Elizabeth Smart Foundation.

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom on 5 June 2002 by a gun-wielding stranger who had broken into her family’s Salt Lake City home. Her kidnapping, and eventual recovery, …..

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Charlize Theron

What made Charlize Theron a star was her transformation from offscreen beauty to onscreen nightmare as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003, co-starring Christina Ricci). The film won her an Oscar …..

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Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley was a little-known 21-year-old actress when she landed the career-making role of Rey, the plucky heroine of the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Daisy Ridley was …..

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Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte is the free-spirited American swimmer who surprised the world by beating swimming legend Michael Phelps for gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London — then got into …..

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Michael Phelps

Swimmer Michael Phelps has won 28 Olympic medals, more than anyone in history. He has competed in the Summer Olympic games in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. Michael Phelps was …..

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