TO OTHER PEOPLE BECAUSE WE’RE ALL UNIQUE IN OUR OWN WAY. ALL UNIQUE IN OUR OWN WAY. WE’RE ALL HERE FOR A REASON. WE’RE ALL HERE FOR A REASON.>>CHEERS TO THAT.>>CHEERS TO THAT. I HAD A CHANCE IN APRIL TO SPEAK I HAD A CHANCE IN APRIL TO SPEAK WITH THE NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO WITH THE NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO OF USA GYMNASTICS. OF USA GYMNASTICS. I READ YOUR STATEMENT TO HER I READ YOUR STATEMENT TO HER WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT FORMER WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT FORMER OLYMPIC TEAM PHYSICIAN LARRY OLYMPIC TEAM PHYSICIAN LARRY NASSAR. NASSAR. I WANT YOU TO TAKE A LISTEN, I WANT YOU TO TAKE A LISTEN, THEN TELL ME YOUR THOUGHTS ON THEN TELL ME YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE PROGRESS. THE PROGRESS.>>SO I UNDERSTAND THAT WORDS>>SO I UNDERSTAND THAT WORDS CAN BE EMPTY AT TIMES, SO I HAVE CAN BE EMPTY AT TIMES, SO I HAVE SAID BEFORE, AND I’LL SAY IT SAID BEFORE, AND I’LL SAY IT AGAIN, JUDGE US BY OUR ACTIONS AGAIN, JUDGE US BY OUR ACTIONS AND NOT OUR WORDS. AND NOT OUR WORDS. SO I DO BELIEVE THAT YOU WILL SO I DO BELIEVE THAT YOU WILL SEE THAT WE WILL SHOW THAT WE SEE THAT WE WILL SHOW THAT WE ARE CARING ABOUT OUR ATHLETES. ARE CARING ABOUT OUR ATHLETES.>>HAVE YOU HAD A CHANCE TO TALK>>HAVE YOU HAD A CHANCE TO TALK TO ALY? TO ALY?>>I HAVEN’T YET.>>I HAVEN’T YET. I WELCOME THE OPPORTUNITY. I WELCOME THE OPPORTUNITY.>>WE SAT DOWN AND TALKED, AND I>>WE SAT DOWN AND TALKED, AND I ASKED HER, THERE ARE GOING TO BE ASKED HER, THERE ARE GOING TO BE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO KNOW, HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO KNOW, HAVE YOU REACHED OUT TO THE GYMNASTS YOU REACHED OUT TO THE GYMNASTS AND TALKED TO THEM? AND TALKED TO THEM? HAS SHE REACHED OUT TO YOU, AND HAS SHE REACHED OUT TO YOU, AND WHAT IS YOUR THOUGHT ON THE WHAT IS YOUR THOUGHT ON THE LATEST WITH USA GYMNASTICS? LATEST WITH USA GYMNASTICS?>>I HAVEN’T SPOKEN TO HER, BUT>>I HAVEN’T SPOKEN TO HER, BUT YOU KNOW, I WAS ACTUALLY JUST YOU KNOW, I WAS ACTUALLY JUST THINKING ABOUT IT BEFORE I CAME THINKING ABOUT IT BEFORE I CAME ON. ON. I REPORTED MY ABUSE TO USA I REPORTED MY ABUSE TO USA GYMNASTICS ALMOST TO THIS DAY IN GYMNASTICS ALMOST TO THIS DAY IN 2015. 2015.>>WOW.>>WOW.>>THIS HAS BEEN A REALLY LONG>>THIS HAS BEEN A REALLY LONG TIME, AND SO MANY OTHER GYMNASTS TIME, AND SO MANY OTHER GYMNASTS SPOKE OUT WAY BEFORE ME. SPOKE OUT WAY BEFORE ME. YOU KNOW, WE’VE BEEN SPEAKING YOU KNOW, WE’VE BEEN SPEAKING OUT FOR A REALLY LONG TIME AND, OUT FOR A REALLY LONG TIME AND, YOU KNOW, I THINK ONE OF THE YOU KNOW, I THINK ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IS ALSO MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IS ALSO PREVENTION, OBVIOUSLY. PREVENTION, OBVIOUSLY. THEY HAVE TO MAKE IT RIGHT WITH THEY HAVE TO MAKE IT RIGHT WITH WHAT HAPPENED. WHAT HAPPENED. I DON’T KNOW IF YOU EVER CAN I DON’T KNOW IF YOU EVER CAN BECAUSE IT IS SUCH A NIGHTMARE BECAUSE IT IS SUCH A NIGHTMARE AND A DISASTER. AND A DISASTER. I THINK PREVENTION IS SO I THINK PREVENTION IS SO IMPORTANT. IMPORTANT. I HAVE PARTNERED WITH DARKNESS I HAVE PARTNERED WITH DARKNESS TO LIGHT. TO LIGHT. I PROVIDE THE COURSE FOR FREE, I PROVIDE THE COURSE FOR FREE, IF YOU TYPE IN THE CODE FLIP THE IF YOU TYPE IN THE CODE FLIP THE SWITCH. SWITCH. I THINK EVERY SINGLE PERSON THAT I THINK EVERY SINGLE PERSON THAT ENTERS ANY SINGLE SPORT OR ANY ENTERS ANY SINGLE SPORT OR ANY ADULT AROUND ANY CHILD AT ALL, ADULT AROUND ANY CHILD AT ALL, WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE KIDS, WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE KIDS, WHETHER OR NOT YOU’RE A COACH, I WHETHER OR NOT YOU’RE A COACH, I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT THAT EVERY THINK IT’S IMPORTANT THAT EVERY SINGLE PERSON WORKS TOGETHER TO SINGLE PERSON WORKS TOGETHER TO PREVENT THIS PROBLEM. PREVENT THIS PROBLEM. SEXUAL ABUSE IS SO MUCH MORE SEXUAL ABUSE IS SO MUCH MORE COMMON THAN WE EVER BELIEVED. COMMON THAN WE EVER BELIEVED. ALSO, ONE MORE THING, IT IS NOT ALSO, ONE MORE THING, IT IS NOT JUST SEXUAL ABUSE THAT’S A JUST SEXUAL ABUSE THAT’S A PROBLEM. PROBLEM. IN GYMNASTICS OR SPORTS, IT IS IN GYMNASTICS OR SPORTS, IT IS VERBAL VERBAL VERBAL, EMOTIONAL, AND PHYSICAL VERBAL, EMOTIONAL, AND PHYSICAL ABUSE. ABUSE. I THINK EVERY SINGLE ADULT AND I THINK EVERY SINGLE ADULT AND EVERY SINGLE ATHLETE NEEDS TO BE EVERY SINGLE ATHLETE NEEDS TO BE EDUCATED SO WE CAN PREVENT THIS

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