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In a new autobiography, Sugar Ray Leonard reveals that he was sexually abused by a “prominent Olympic boxing coach.”

Sugar Ray says it was hard to open up and tell his story but he knew he would be haunted by this for the rest of his life if he didn’t speak out about it. He says after seeing Todd Bridges talk about being sexually abused on the Oprah show he knew he had to let it out no matter how painful it would be.

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