Cleveland horror victims say thanks on YouTube

After months of silence, the three women who were held captive step out in a touching new video

By Alex Halperin
Published July 9, 2013 11:17AM (EDT)

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, the three victims who were imprisoned in the Cleveland house of horrors have released a YouTube video thanking their donors for support and expressing optimism about the future. Their alleged captor Ariel Castro has pleaded non-guilty to a 329 count indictment.


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