Jaycee Dugard talks about adjusting to life out of captivity, allowing her daughters to see their dad

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It’s been more than 5 years since Jaycee Dugard was rescued from her kidnapper.

She was imprisoned for 18 years, giving birth to two daughters will in captivity.

She recently sat down with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer to talk about how her life has changed since re-entering the real world, even talking about allowing her daughters to see their father if they chose to.

“I want them to make their own choices in life, and if that’s something that they need to do, then you know I’d … I wouldn’t be OK with it. But I wouldn’t not let them do it,” Dugard, 36, said.

Dugard was taken in 1991 by Phillip and Nancy Garrido, she was rescued in 2009 and Phillip Garrido was sentenced to 431 years in prison.

She told Sawyer that she set up a small school area for them in the yard, hoping to teach them a few things, despite only have a fifth-grade education herself.

Dugard also has her second book, “Freedom: My Book of Firsts” coming out later this month.

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