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‘I Am Haunted’: National Gymnast Maggie Nichols Testifies in FBI-Nassar Investigation

Olympic gymnasts shared the opening statement before Congress on Wednesday, September 15. The Senate investigated the FBI’s response to allegations of sexual abuse against former team doctor Larry Nassar, who is now a convicted sex offender. The opening statement was part of a Senate judicial investigation into the FBI’s investigation into Nasar’s allegations of sexual abuse when he was a doctor at US Gymnastics and Michigan State University. Simone Biles and McKayla Maroney said the FBI mishandled reports of abuse. The video, livestreamed by CSPAN, captured emotional testimony from former US gymnast Maggie Nichols. “I want everyone to know that this didn’t happen to Gymnast 2 or Athlete A,” Nichols said, although her identity was hidden in a law enforcement report. “It happened to me, Maggie Nichols.” Nichols said: “I reported abuse to US gymnastics more than six years ago. Still, my family and I received very few answers, how this happens, and after I reported it elsewhere in Michigan. There are even more questions about why dozens of girls and women had to be abused. When they sacrificed their childhood for the opportunity to compete with the United States, even after reporting the abuse, they were very Suffering from the fact that many women and girls were suffering from Larry Nasar’s hands. ”Nasar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison and was sexually active by more than 150 women and girls. He was accused of ill-treatment. Credit: CSPAN via Storyful

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