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Believed

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Rank #119 in Society & Culture category

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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 a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.

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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 a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.

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Riveting.

By beach&doglover - Feb 16 2020
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As someone who has become increasingly enamored with podcasts, Believed is now in my top 3. So well done. I binged the whole thing today and ignored my family. đŸ˜±

Shocking ,well done podcast

By Velvetjml - Jan 24 2020
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Makes me sick he got away with it for so long! Listen to you kids!!!

iTunes Ratings

11749 Ratings
Average Ratings
11162
313
123
67
84

Riveting.

By beach&doglover - Feb 16 2020
Read more
As someone who has become increasingly enamored with podcasts, Believed is now in my top 3. So well done. I binged the whole thing today and ignored my family. đŸ˜±

Shocking ,well done podcast

By Velvetjml - Jan 24 2020
Read more
Makes me sick he got away with it for so long! Listen to you kids!!!
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Believed

Latest release on Dec 17, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: The Good Guy

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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 of him as Larry, the good guy.

Oct 22 2018

18mins

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Rank #2: How He Got Away

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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 with a teenager will show you not just what Larry was doing to so many of his patients, but how he got away with it again and again.

Oct 29 2018

28mins

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Rank #3: The Basement

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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.

Nov 05 2018

22mins

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Rank #4: Gaslighting

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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 for sexual assault. You'll hear for yourself how Larry lies, manipulates and convinces police to believe him instead of the victim.

Nov 12 2018

29mins

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Rank #5: Epilogue: No Pretty Bows

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

Dec 17 2018

18mins

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