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How did Larry Nassar, an Olympic gymnastics doctor, get away with abusing hundreds of women and girls for two decades? Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history. It's a story of survivors finding their power in a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.

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    • 4.9, 11.3K Ratings

How did Larry Nassar, an Olympic gymnastics doctor, get away with abusing hundreds of women and girls for two decades? Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history. It's a story of survivors finding their power in a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.

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4.9 out of 5
11.3K Ratings

11.3K Ratings

Lucy_ss0522 ,

Believed

I cannot express how much this has helped me, especially Kyle Stephen’s story. This podcast was amazingly done describing the effects of sexual assault and the story of the girls that were abused by Larry Nassar.

MariposaP ,

Thank you from a Michigan State University professor

This is an excellent series. As a faculty member at Michigan State University (MSU) who teaches ethical leadership, I have gone through deep anguish for the Sister Survivors, for my Michigan State students, and for all us in our MSU community. We have struggled regarding how we can move forward to build a new institutional culture, and we must constitution to engage in that struggle. This podcast is a step in the right direction. Another step is the Sister Survivors exhibit at the MSU Museum. If you are on campus or can travel to campus, please go to that exhibit and think deeply about what you experience. And bring others with you. We must never forget, and we must always remain vigilant.

Gpsdan ,

Very well done!

This is a great podcast ... informative and at times hard to listen to, but these women deserve to be heard and I applaud them all for their courage.

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