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Gymnast McKayla Maroney reveals relentless sexual abuse from Olympic doctor

By Martha Tesema


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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