10 episodes

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, 10.7K 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.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10.7K Ratings

10.7K Ratings

Meghan MacRae ,

So moved

I'm so very grateful for the courageous women who have shown light on this dark corner and the systems that allowed it to happen. I'm grateful and relieved for this step toward bringing the reality women face to our attention and for having been alive to see it. It gives me hope that things have changed and will continue to change for those who are victimized by the powerful.

EMorganShe ,

Powerful

The words we get to hear those women speak are powerful. Incredible reporting. Great job.

MK McDonald ,

Amazing. Chilling. Captivating.

It is terrifying to hear the LAYERS of this case. We all know the story from the news— but this podcast exposed that Larry Nassar was not a stone cold villain— he was a very smart and calculated abuser which makes this case much more twisted. My heart goes out to all of the survivors. They paved the way for other women to speak up and tell their stories. ❤️ #metoo

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