Believed

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How did Larry Nassar, an Olympic gymnastics doctor, get away with abusing hundreds of women and girls for two decades? Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history. It's a story of survivors finding their power in … read more

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Introducing Believed

October 12th, 2018

2:18

How did Larry Nassar, an Olympic gymnastics doctor, get away with abusing hundreds of women and girls for more than two decades? Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest …

The Good Guy

October 22nd, 2018

18:01

How did former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abuse hundreds of girls and women for decades? To understand how he got away with it, we have to begin with the doctor in his prime, when everyone thought …

How He Got Away

October 29th, 2018

28:01

In this episode, we take you back to 2004 - 13 years before Dr. Larry Nassar would admit in court that he sexually abused children. This incident …

The Basement

November 5th, 2018

22:45

Sometimes the people who don't believe you are the people who love you the most. This episode will take you into Larry Nassar's basement, through the memories of a young girl - a family friend who he abused for years.

Gaslighting

November 12th, 2018

29:45

It's time to hear from Larry, and we've got the tape. In 2014, the doctor was interviewed by a police detective after another patient reported him …

How He Got Caught

November 19th, 2018

27:48

Larry Nassar's world starts to fall apart in the summer of 2016, thanks to three things: a tough Michigan detective, a team of journalists in …

The Parents

November 26th, 2018

26:54

Many parents were in the room when Larry Nassar abused their daughters. They had no idea it was happening. That's because Larry didn't just …

'What Have You Done?'

December 3rd, 2018

36:13

Even some of Larry Nassar's victims found it hard to believe they themselves were abused. This is the story of a patient who supported him for years, despite the allegations. Hear what it took for her to finally accept …

Finale: The Reckoning

December 10th, 2018

35:15

The world watches as more than 200 women and girls confront Larry Nassar at his sentencing hearings. "Little girls don't stay little forever," says one survivor. "They grow into strong women that return to destroy your …

Epilogue: No Pretty Bows

December 17th, 2018

18:34

In the end, Larry Nassar's survivors were believed. But is that enough?

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