Simone Biles tweets support for Aly Raisman: 'You are so brave'

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Olympic gold medal-winning United States gymnast Aly Raisman has revealed that she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Raisman told 60 Minutes that she realized she had been abused by Nassar when she was being interviewed by a USA Gymnastics investigator in 2015. Raisman tells 60 MINUTES that after the Rio Olympics she spoke to FBI investigators about Dr. Nassar.

Raisman told her story in her upcoming book, "Fierce". "I want to do more", Raisman said. "Like, it's really not an easy thing to let yourself believe that".

The Olympic gymnast from Needham won three gold medal and captained the U.S. Olympic team.

Raisman also claimed that USA Gymnastics stopped her from speaking with the Federal Bureau of Investigation after she tried to seek out the female agent she first spoke with about Nassar - before she realized she was being abused by the doctor. What did USA Gymnastics do, and Larry Nassar do, to manipulate these girls so much that they are so afraid to speak up? "I hope so", she wrote.

Raisman then noted: 'I think it's important for people to know too I'm still trying to put the pieces together today.

"I was basically told to keep it quiet and that they were handling it", she said.

She was also being treated along by the doctor, despite that being against both USA Gymnastics and US Olympic policy.

"When I see these young girls that come up to me, and they ask for pictures or autographs... every time I look at them, every time I see them smiling, I just think - I just want to create change so that they never, ever have to go through this", she said. "'Treatment sessions' with him always made me feel tense and uncomfortable".

The sleazy physician previously admitted to possession of child pornography and is now being sued by 140 women.

Raisman's experience was similar because she says that, as a teenager, she didn't know that she and other athletes weren't supposed to be alone with Dr. Nassar. "So you're so brainwashed to think, I thought he was so nice". You know, I didn't know it was wrong. Most of the women are athletes who have come forward to describe the "necessary treatment" he would give them, which involved putting an ungloved hand inside the vagina.

'I really thought he was looking out for me.

"And I said, you know, 'Well, he - his touching makes me uncomfortable, but he's so nice to me".

Raisman has been openly critical of the way USA Gymnastics has handled complaints against Nassar as well as other allegations of sexual abuse. The teen wrote to Aly to say that she had read Aly's statements about the abuse, and that Aly's bravery in speaking out had given her the courage to speak up about her own sexual abuse at the hands of her father.

"Aly's passion and concern for athlete safety is shared by USA Gymnastics".

"I still think they are not doing everything they can", Raisman told "Today", adding, "I kept reaching out saying I wanted to meet with [the private investigator] again, because I had time to process it, I realized it was really bad".

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