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Finding Me: Michelle Knight's memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings

With a 9-11 call last May to Cleveland police, more than a decade of horror ended for the three young women who were kidnapped by Ariel Castro. Michelle Knight tells the story in her new book, Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings.
Michelle Knight is one of three women held captive for years by Ariel Castro in his Cleveland home, pictured here at Castro's trial. Michelle described her ordeal in her new book. (Tony Dejak/Associated Press)

*Warning: events mentioned in this segment are disturbing.*

He wanted to make sure I was fully broken, and that's something he couldn't do.- Michelle Knight 

With a 9-11 call last May to Cleveland police, more than a decade of horror ended for the three young women who were kidnapped by Ariel Castro.

Michelle Knight tells the story in her new book, Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings. Even now, the length and trauma of their ordeal seems incomprehensible. 

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This segment was produced by The Current's Howard Goldenthal.

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