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Gymnast McKayla Maroney reveals relentless sexual abuse from Olympic doctor

By Martha Tesema

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If you thought the stories regarding sexual abuse and harassment were done—or only limited to Hollywood—you have grossly have misunderstood the scope of this pervasive problem.

In a heart-wrenching and personal note Wednesday, Olympic gold medalist and member of the Fierce Five McKayla Maroney addresses sexual harassment and abuse in competitive sports world. The 21-year-old gymnast revealed that since the age of 13, she had consistently been molested by the former US Women’s National Gymnastics Team doctor, Dr. Larry Nassar.

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