Originally posted on CBS DC:
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard has words of wisdom for the three women found this week in Cleveland years after their disappearances.
Dugard was abducted from a California bus stop in 1991 at age 11 and was held captive for 18 years in a backyard, where she gave birth to two children conceived by rape. She made an oblique reference Tuesday to the Cleveland case as she attended the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s annual Hope Awards in D.C.
“What an amazing time to be talking about hope, with everything that’s happening,” she said in her brief remarks.