The 23-year-old Raisman came forward in November as one of the dozens of gymnasts who were sexually abused by the former team doctor. Raisman said she began seeing Nassar when she was 15 and detailed her abuse in the book Fierce.
Raisman asked to testify during the sentencing in a Lansing, Michigan courtroom. She spoke for 13 minutes, telling Nassar that the “tables have turned.”
“Larry, it’s your turn to listen to me,” Raisman said, with Nassar in the courtroom. “There is no map that shows you the pathway to healing. Realizing that you are a survivor of sexual abuse is really hard to put into words. I cannot adequately capture the level of disgust I feel when