Believed

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: Believed Website

: Podcast

: 1 episode

We all think we'd be able to spot a predator like Larry Nassar, the disgraced Olympic gymnastics doctor who sexually abused patients for decades. Of course you would believe a girl or a young woman who came to you looking for help. Right? Believed is a story of survivors finding their power in a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's an inside look at how a team of women - a detective, a prosecutor, and an army of survivors - won justice in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.

Believed

The Reckoning

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: Dec 10th, 2018

The first day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing. The first day survivors get to face him, in person. The place is packed. It's jarring to see how young some of the faces in the courtroom are. It's one thing to know that Larry's victims are young. It's another to actually see 15-year-olds sitting with their moms.
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