Elizabeth Smart speaks in Hattiesburg at Pine Grove 35th Anniversary

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Hattiesburg, MS (WJTV) – Pine Grove held it’s 35th Anniversary Celebration today in Hattiesburg on Tuesday

“Yes folks are lining up here at the Thad Cochran Center on Southern Miss’ campus to see Ms. Elizabeth Smart, as Pine Grove celebrates it’s 25th anniversary.”

The event went from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Pine Grove does work helping people recover from addiction, mental illness and trauma, and they said they felt Smart would be an excellent guest speaker for their event.

“Well learning a little bit more about what [Pine Grove does] and the people that they help and the difference that they’re making, I just  felt like it was a wonderful opportunity for me to come, and that my message aligns perfectly with theirs,” explained Smart. “I mean they want people to heal and to have hope and to live their life, and that’s how I feel.”

For more information on Pine Grove and they work they do you can go to www.Pinegrovetreatment.com.

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