Larry Nassar Survivors Join Hands on Stage at 2018 ESPYs for Courage Award

  • July 19, 2018
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2018 ESPY Awards

Survivors of Larry Nassar Abuse Honored …

‘We Survive Together’

7/18/2018 8:16 PM PDT

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A very powerful moment just went down at the 2018 ESPY Awards, as well over 100 sister survivors of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar joined hands on stage to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

On behalf of their fellow “army of survivors,” Sarah Klein, Tiffany Thomas Lopez and USA gymnastics star Aly Raisman accepted the award. Each delivered a moving speech about the suffering caused by 30 years of abuse by the disgraced Team USA and Michigan State doctor … and the courage it took — by hundreds of women — to finally bring him down.

As we reported … Nassar was essentially sentenced to life in prison — twice — for sexual assault crimes, along with getting 60 years in his child porn case.

None of it would have been possible without these brave women standing up and speaking out, though … and now they’re leading the fight against abuse.

And as Lopez told the crowd … “It feels like we’re finally winning.”

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