The ESPY Arthur Ashe Courage Award is given to sports stars who are deemed to possess strength in the face of adversity, courage in the face of peril and the willingness to stand up for their beliefs, no matter what the cost. Last night the award was presented to “Sister Survivors,” over 100 female athletes who had been sexually abused by Larry Nassar. Here’s what happened:

What a powerful moment, demonstrating one again that women aren’t going to keep quiet, but are clearly a force to be reckoned with.

Nancy LeTourneau

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