‘How dare you’: Gymnasts confront Nassar in impact statements

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‘How dare you’: Gymnasts confront Nassar in impact statements

Victims criticize MSU, USAG for enabling Nassar
Current student and former Michigan State University gymnast Lindsey Lemke reacts Thursday after speaking in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s courtroom during the third day of victim impact statements regarding former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar. Lemke addressed John Geddert of Twistars, the USAG, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, and Nassar. Nassar, 54, faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home.
A victim makes her “impact statement” to Larry Nassar during a sentencing hearing as he puts his head down in front of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in district court on Tuesday in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has pleaded guilty to molesting females with his hands at his Michigan State University office, his home and a Lansing-area gymnastics club, often while their parents were in the room.
Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina addresses Larry Nassar Thursday about a letter he wrote the courts prior to the third day of victim impact statements in Lansing, Mich. She shut down Nassar’s claims that her court was a “media circus” as he had purported. Nassar, 54, faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. He also was a team doctor at USA Gymnastics, based in Indianapolis, which trains Olympians. He’s already been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes.

‘How dare you’: Gymnasts confront Nassar in impact statements

Current student and former Michigan State University gymnast Lindsey Lemke reacts Thursday after speaking in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s courtroom during the third day of victim impact statements regarding former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar. Lemke addressed John Geddert of Twistars, the USAG, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, and Nassar. Nassar, 54, faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home.
A victim makes her “impact statement” to Larry Nassar during a sentencing hearing as he puts his head down in front of Judge Rosemarie Aquilina in district court on Tuesday in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has pleaded guilty to molesting females with his hands at his Michigan State University office, his home and a Lansing-area gymnastics club, often while their parents were in the room.
Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina addresses Larry Nassar Thursday about a letter he wrote the courts prior to the third day of victim impact statements in Lansing, Mich. She shut down Nassar’s claims that her court was a “media circus” as he had purported. Nassar, 54, faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. He also was a team doctor at USA Gymnastics, based in Indianapolis, which trains Olympians. He’s already been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography crimes.
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