Michelle Knight Discusses Marriage and Healing After Decade in Cleveland 'House of Horrors'

Playing A Look Inside Cleveland Kidnapping Victim Michelle Knight’s New Life

Five years ago this week, kidnap victim Michelle Knight was found alive after a years-long ordeal within an Ohio "house of horrors." 

On May 6, 2013, Knight and fellow captives Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry, were discovered after enduring a decade of torture in the squalid house in Cleveland. 

Berry escaped and called 911.

Their captor, Ariel Castro, was sentenced to life in prison. He killed himself in his prison cell a month later.

Knight, 37, has a new life, and a new name — Lily Rose Lee. Her husband, Miguel, is a medical supplies salesman, whom she met through mutual friends on Facebook. 

"We started talking on the phone and we literally talked for hours from morning to night," she said. 

Now, Knight has another reason to celebrate May 6 — it’s her wedding anniversary. 

In her new book, "Life After Darkness," Knight writes that she and the other two captives don't stay in touch.

"I wish them all the best in the world and hoping to reconnect with them one day," she said. 

The last time they were together was in 2014 after receiving an award from Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

She says she is happy with her life these days, but still has her fears. 

"I am tremendously happy — I love the life that I have," she said. "I do have my ups and downs. I will always have my fears when I walk out the door. I choose not to let my fears control how I live my life."

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