Elizabeth Smart Marries

Wedding to Matthew Gilmour moved up due to media attention
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 19, 2012 7:43 AM CST
This May 25, 2011 file photo shows Elizabeth Smart talking to the media in Salt Lake City. Smart married yesterday in Hawaii.   (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)

(Newser) – Elizabeth Smart quietly exchanged vows with her boyfriend of a year yesterday afternoon in Hawaii, reports People. Smart, 24, and her 22-year-old Scottish beau, Matthew Gilmour, were originally supposed to marry this summer, but changed the time and place amid media attention, a spokesman said. "To be in one of her favorite places with her family has made for a dream wedding. It's been an absolutely beautiful day," says the spokesman. "She is positively radiant. And Matthew couldn’t be happier." The couple met while doing Mormon mission work in Paris. (Read more Elizabeth Smart stories.)

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