The New York Times reports on how a dog named Bentley helped a young dancer heal from the abuse of the former physician Larry Nassar.
When Grace French got her new puppy, Bentley, she began training him right away, but not the usual tricks. “I wanted to teach him to wake me up from nightmares,” she said.
At the center of her troubled dreams was the Olympic doctor Lawrence G. Nassar, one of the most notorious sexual predators of our time. Ms. French, a classically trained ballerina and college student at the time, had recently come to realize a terrible truth: Mr. Nassar had abused her as a child, while pretending to treat her.