VIDEO: Michelle Knight at Castro sentencing hearing

Posted: 08/01/13 at 1:00 pm EDT      Last Updated: 08/01/13 at 1:31 pm EDT

Michelle Knight, one of three women kidnapped and repeatedly raped for a decade, stood feet away from Ariel Castro at his sentencing hearing in a Cleveland courtroom Thursday.

Knight said that her life is just beginning while Castro’s is over now as he faces a life sentence in prison. This was the first time Knight has been seen publicly since her rescue from the house where she was held captive along with Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus.

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