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'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse

'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse
Thursday 19
14:51 2019

At first we found it hard to believe. Larry Nassar, the famous Olympic doctor, had been accused of sexually abusing young girls. We thought, What? Larry? No way. He was the good guy. The one who listened. The one who cared. Amid all the brutal coaching and training in gymnastics, he was our trusted friend. It didn’t immediately register that he had abused us too. It took some time. It’s a strange feeling when you come to realize, as an adult, that you were abused as a child. Especially when the abuser is your doctor, the person who is supposed ...

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Summary: At first we found it hard to believe. Larry Nassar, the famous Olympic doctor, had been accused of sexually abusing young girls. We thought, What? Larry? No way. He was the good guy. The one who listened. The one who cared. Amid all the brutal coaching and training in gymnastics, ...

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