The 14-Year-Old Child Bride Forced to Marry in a Polygamous Sect

Aired on 05/14/2008 | CC tv-pg
Elissa Wall grew up in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect and was forced into an arranged marriage with her cousin at age 14. Finally, at the age of 17, Elissa escaped her marriage. Elissa's testimony, detailing her forced marriage, helped finally put self-proclaimed polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs behind bars. In 2008, Elissa shared her chilling story with Oprah.