Everyday freedom

Valuing what we usually take so much for granted, everyday freedom (from the article):

Two years later, Miss Dugard is living in northern California with her mother, her half-sister and her two daughters.

The two girls are now at school full-time. She writes of her pride at how well her eldest daughter interacted with the other students at her orientation day, and how for the first time she realised they were all going to be OK.

Most of all, she writes, she and her daughters are happy to be free - for the first time in 18 years.

'Now I can walk in the next room and see my mom,' she says in the interview. 'Wow. I can decide to jump in the car and go to the beach with the girls. Wow, it's unbelievable, truly.'