This week marks one year since Cleveland kidnapping survivors Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued. They endured years of unspeakable horrors inside 2207 Seymour Avenue, while those who lived nearby had no idea of what was going on.
Neighbor Charles Ramsey says he had "walked past this house every day and every night" and saw no sign of the three women trapped inside. Then one day he spotted Amanda Berry, setting off an amazing rescue.
Michelle Knight, who was held captive for 11 years, spoke to Anderson Cooper about the moment she was saved. She says she initially feared it was a trick orchestrated by her captor. When she realized her hellish ordeal was finally ending, she clung to a police officer and said, "Please don't let me go, please don't put me down."
Part 1 – Michelle Knight recounts her kidnapping
Part 2 – Michelle Knight on her years of torture
Today marks one year since Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus escaped from the house on Cleveland's west side where they were held prisoner for years. They were raped and tortured repeatedly. All three are now rebuilding their lives. Michelle Knight was held the longest and spent more than a decade enduring unimaginable horrors. She spoke to Anderson about how she survived it all.
It was one year ago today that Cleveland kidnapping victims Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were rescued after each faced about a decade of rape, torture and starvation. We are now learning more about the world Michelle was forced to live in. She spoke to Anderson about the horrible conditions she endured inside 2207 Seymour Avenue. Tonight on AC360, she describes living under the constant fear that she would be killed. That includes the moment Michelle was forced to deliver Amanda’s baby.
This week marks one year since Cleveland kidnapping survivors Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus escaped their captor. For Michelle Knight, it ended more than a decade of torture. She discussed her ordeal with Anderson. She detailed her kidnapping and described what it was like to adapt to what she described as "a decade of darkness."
It has been a year since the Cleveland kidnapping victims escaped their captor. Michelle Knight was held the longest and spent more than a decade enduring unimaginable torture. She just spoke to Anderson about her ordeal.
Michelle explains why she got into her captor’s car in the first place. She tells Anderson how she was duped by a promise of a new puppy to give to her young son after his dog had just died. Michelle also talks to Anderson about what it is like to adapt to life as a captive, and realize “that you’re powerless."
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