[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/CRIME/09/24/jaycee.dugard/art.garrido.split.jpg caption="Phillip and Nancy Garrido face 29 felony charges relating to the kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard."]
After being held against her will for 18 years, much of it in a backyard hell straight out of a horror film, Jaycee Dugard wants the world to know:
"I'm so happy to be back with my family," she tells PEOPLE.
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Now living in seclusion with her mom, Terry Probyn, 50, and the two daughters – Angel, 15, and Starlit, 11 – fathered by her alleged kidnapper, Phillip Garrido, Dugard, 29, has begun the slow process of recovery. She rides horses, cooks meals and is thinking of collaborating on a book.
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