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Former Gymnastics Doctor Accused of Sexual Abuse Pleads Guilty

A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor pleaded guilty Wednesday to seven counts of sexual assault. He has been accused of molesting and sexually abusing more than 100 women and girls, including three Olympic gold medalists. The case of former doctor Larry Nassar reveals serious failings on the part of the authorities who seemingly did little to protect the girls from a known predator. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke has this report. … Read the referenced story here: Former Gymnastics Doctor Accused of Sexual Abuse Pleads Guilty

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Former Doctor Accused by US Olympians Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted to abusing seven girls, mostly under the guise of treatment, at his Lansing-area home and a campus clinic. All but one of his accusers were gymnasts. He faces similar charges in a neighboring county and lawsuits filed by more than 125 women and girls. Nassar lost his license to practice medicine in…

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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

AP Photo/David Eggert DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person was not authorized to publicly discuss the agreement ahead of a Wednesday court hearing for Dr. Larry Nassar in Michigan’s Ingham County and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Nassar, 54, … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Source:…

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