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‘No one believed, because no one listened’: Nassar victim blasts MSU, U.S.A Gymnastics

By Reuters
09 February 2018   |   4:02 pm
Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar in 2016, claimed that Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics knew about allegations of abuse against Larry Nassar years ago and failed to act.

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