Beckie Francis

Germantown native and Oakland University women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis reveals childhood sexual abuse (video)

(DAILY FREEMAN) KINGSTON N.Y. – Beckie Francis, a Germantown, N.Y., native and the women’s basketball coach at Oakland University, has revealed that she’s the survivor of childhood sexual abuse. In an Associated Press story this week, Francis said her now-deceased father sexually abused her from the age of 4 until the seventh grade. “It irritates […]

OU coach Beckie Francis speaking out about being sexually abused

Fox 2 News Headlines (FOX2-TV) ROCHESTER, MICH. – Oakland University women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis is breaking her silence and speaking out about her years of sexual abuse.  She’s hoping her story helps other victims find their voice. “There are certain flashbacks and scenes that come back over and over and over,” said Francis. For […]

Beckie Francis, Oakland University Basketball Coach, Breaks Silence About Sexual Abuse

(HUFFINGTON POST) ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Beckie Francis remembers sitting on her couch last year, staring in amazement as she watched Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts reveal on TV that he was a survivor of sexual abuse. Francis turned to her husband and told him she could do the same thing. The women’s basketball coach […]


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