A 2013 sex abuse case involving a D.C.-area swim coach triggered something in Danielle Bostick. It brought back memories of the pain she suffered at the hands of a man who coached her at Fairland Aquatics Center decades ago; she could no longer keep it all in.
In 1984, Bostick was a 7-year-old swimmer in a vintage photograph (see photo at left) who stood out in a bright red cap. Today, she is a grown woman, standing up as a survivor of sexual abuse.
“I just felt like I wouldn’t be in my integrity if I continued to hide and stay quiet,” she said.