Larry Nassar Survivors Join Hands on Stage at 2018 ESPYs for Courage Award

2018 ESPY Awards

Survivors of Larry Nassar Abuse Honored …

‘We Survive Together’

7/18/2018 8:16 PM PDT

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A very powerful moment just went down at the 2018 ESPY Awards, as well over 100 sister survivors of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar joined hands on stage to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Incredibly powerful moment as Larry Nassar survivors gather on stage at the #ESPYS to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. https://t.co/SrcAMqxyM8 pic.twitter.com/fZnVPPGBxT

— Good Morning America (@GMA) July 19, 2018

On behalf of their fellow “army of survivors,” Sarah Klein, Tiffany Thomas Lopez and USA gymnastics star Aly Raisman accepted the award. Each delivered a moving speech about the suffering caused by 30 years of abuse by the disgraced Team USA and Michigan State doctor … and the courage it took — by hundreds of women — to finally bring him down.

.@aly_raisman while receiving the Arthur Ashe Courage Award alongside her sister survivors at the #ESPYS: “We may suffer alone – but we survive together.” https://t.co/SrcAMqxyM8 pic.twitter.com/3BAVDNVMB3

— Good Morning America (@GMA) July 19, 2018

As we reported … Nassar was essentially sentenced to life in prison — twice — for sexual assault crimes, along with getting 60 years in his child porn case.

None of it would have been possible without these brave women standing up and speaking out, though … and they’re now leading the charge to keep it from ever happening again.

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