Nassar survivors launch website displaying victim impact statements

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WILX) -- More than 200 women gave victim impact statements during Larry Nassar's sentencing hearings in Ingham and Eaton Counties earlier this year.

Now there is a new website that has those powerful words on display for the world to see.

An event to officially launch the website called "In Our Own Words" is scheduled to be held on the fourth floor of the Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Avenue at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Heartland Independent Film Forum created the site with sponsorship from The Michigan Daily, the University of Michigan's student newspaper.

The website contains over 1,400 pages of victim impact statements from court proceedings, according to a media release.

Each impact statement lists the survivor's name or the word "victim," along with a number for those who chose to remain anonymous.

Statements include the date each testimony was read, and some include the age the victim was first abused by Nassar.

The statements are contrasted by tranquil photos of nature that are attached to each post.

Also included at the end of each statement is Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's summary to each survivor.

You can read the complete victim impact statements by visiting www.inourownwords.com