Parents of gymnasts feel guilt, wonder how they missed abuse

Anya Gillengarten is surrounded by her parents and boyfriend after giving her victim impact statement in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of a sentencing hearing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)

LANSING, Mich. — Some parents thought they were misinterpreting the doctor’s techniques. Others assumed their children were lying or mistaken.