Victims turn to media to expose sex abuse by college doctors

TAMMY WEBBER and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press Robert Julian Stone was tired of waiting, afraid that complaints of sexual abuse at the hands of a former University of Michigan doctor would be covered up. So five months after contacting the university to report that he'd been assaulted during a 1971 medical exam — and after learning there were more alleged victims — the 69-year-old Stone turned to The Detroit News. The newspaper last week was the first to report Stone's allegations against the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, triggering similar reports. It was reminiscent of sex abuse scandals at other universities, where the media reported allegations before officials publicly acknowledged complaints against doctors. A 2016 Indianapolis Star investigation of sexual abuse in USA Gym
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