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"We have a voice now." Listen to the survivors of Larry Nassar

Survivors of Larry Nassar
Jodi Westrick and Emma Winowiecki
Michigan Radio

It's been a tumultuous week in East Lansing, home of the Spartans.

President Lou Anna Simon resigned on Wednesday, and Athletic Director Mark Hollis stepped down Friday, in response to mounting rage over the school's handling of Larry Nassar.

An Ingham County judge sentenced the disgraced sports doctor to between 40 and 175 years in prison on Wednesday.

And all that is because 156 women and girls were given a platform to share their stories of abuse.

Their personal stories are powerful. Listen to them above. A warning, the content could be difficult for some listeners.

Listen to select statements in full below. Be cautioned that some of the content is graphic and may be difficult to hear.

Lindsey Smith is a Peabody Award-winning journalist currently leading the station's Amplify Team. She previously served as Michigan Public's Morning News Editor, Investigative Reporter and West Michigan Reporter.
April Van Buren is a producer for Stateside. She produces interviews for air as well as web and social media content for the show.
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