Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman came forward this month to say that Larry Nassar, a former U.S. women's gymnastics team doctor, sexually abused her. BARCC Advocacy and Legislative Affairs Manager Katia Santiago-Taylor spoke with WBZ News to give context to Raisman's bravery.
Excerpt: “It was important for her to be able to say, ‘This happened to me and it needs to stop,’ and hopefully others will feel comfortable from her message. They’ll feel empowered.”
Watch the full interview, "Aly Raisman Tells '60 Minutes' She Was Sexually Abused By U.S. National Team Doctor," online at the WBZ/CBS local website.