After more than 150 impact statements from survivors over a period of seven days in a Lansing, Michigan, courthouse, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina sentenced Nassar to 40 to 175 years in prison; Nassar had already been handed a 60-year sentence after pleading guilty to charges relating to child pornography. …
If those 150 brave women had not come forward, not been the lead on U.S. media, I’m not sure whether USAG, NCAA, MSU and the USOC would have taken the actions they did.
The impact statements were essential in moving forwards.
Read a timeline of events on FloGymnastics.