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Kidnap victim Dugard marks year of freedom

August 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Jaycee Dugard, the kidnapping victim held captive for 18-years by a known pedophile, marked one of year of freedom Thursday, August 26.Dugard, 30, is reportedly vacationing in northern California with her two young daughters.

The children were reportedly fathered by her accused abductor, Philip Garrido.

Dugard was 11 years old when she was kidnapped, and kept prisoner in a shed and backyard near Antioch, California.

Dugard's ordeal resulted in a $20 million settlement from the state of California.

The family says the money will be used to support and provide continuing therapy for Dugard and her children.


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