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Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says She Was Sexually Abused By Team Doctor For Years Including Before She Won Her Olympic Medals

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McKayla Maroney bravely opens up.

McKayla Maroney is opening up about years of sexual abuse to shed light on an issue that isn't specific to Hollywood.

Taking part in the #MeToo social media movement on Wednesday, the Olympic gold medalist described being molested by Dr. Larry Nassar, a longtime doctor on the USA Gymnastics team, starting at the age of 13.

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Writing on Twitter, the 21-year-old alleged it occurred even before the 2012 London Olympics:

"Dr. Nassar told me that I was receiving 'medically necessary treatment that he had been performing on patients for over 30 years.' It started when I was 13 years old, at one of my first National Team training camps, in Texas, and it didn't end until I left the sport. It seemed whenever and wherever this man could find the chance, I was 'treated.' It happened in London before my team and I won the gold medal, and it happened before I won my silver."

The gymnast continued to describe one particularly frightening incident:

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