Sugar Ray Leonard Book's Sexual Abuse Story Continues Week Of Revelations

Recent news has reminded us, over and over again, that athletes have sexual lives just as personal, unique and complicated as people in any other walk of life. Now Sugar Ray Leonard, one of the greatest boxers ever, has revealed he was sexually abused in his teens by an Olympic coach

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While Leonard's revelation is tough to read, any prominent figure who chooses to risk sharing a private story also helps others open up. Leonard himself says so:

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After watching the actor Todd Bridges bare his soul on Oprah's show about how he was sexually abused as a kid, I realized I would never be free unless I revealed the whole truth, no matter how much it hurt.

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