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Lance Armstrong detractor paid price for denouncing him

For years, the wife of one of Lance Armstrong's teammates knew the truth about the disgraced cyclist's doping. But when she eventually spoke out, she paid a high price.
One woman knew the truth beneath the lies that held Lance Armstrong at the top of the mountain in cycling. But when she refused to play along, she paid a high price 12:56

For years, the wife of one of Lance Armstrong's teammates knew the truth about the disgraced cyclist.

But when she eventually spoke out — saying she had witnessed him firsthand admit to using performance-enhancing drugs — she paid a high price.

CBC spoke to Betsy Andreu at her home in Michigan and heard how the whistleblower was bullied and abused when she decided to go public about the man at the top of the cycling world.

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