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Larry Nassar trials sends shockwaves to Staples

Larry Nassar trials sends shockwaves to Staples

March 26, 2018

By Abigail Fleming '20 On June 30, 2017 Westport’s YMCA showtime gymnastics team qualified for a showcase in Austria under the delegation of USA Gymnastics (USAG). Five months later this news began to mean something different. USA Gymnastics is a world renowned organization, but also the organization...

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

January 30, 2018

Former USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges on Jan. 24, 2018. Nassar was accused of sexual abuse by over 150 women. “I still can’t believe this.” Tia Farlow ’20 said. “This is someone [the victims] trusted and he ended up abusing them. He des...

Countless victims of sexual abuse confront their perpetrator: Larry Nassar

Countless victims of sexual abuse confront their perpetrator: Larry Nassar

January 19, 2018

By Ava Simunovic '20 Sexual abuse victims faced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar at his sentencing on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Nassar pleaded guilty in November on the account of ten first degree sexual misconduct cases with victims as young as six years old. In a Michigan Courtroom nearly 100 victims s...

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