Anderson is among the dozens, maybe hundreds, of former teammates, opponents, and associates to receive the Armstrong treatment, presumably for not going along with the party line - that the now-disgraced, seven-time Tour de France cyclist didn't need to cheat to win.
The penalties for failing to play along were punitive, often humiliating, and now that Armstrong has admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that he's a doper, a liar, and a bully, many of those who saw their lives changed, sometimes ruined, are going through a gamut of emotions.
Some feel vindicated, others remain vengeful. Some are sad, while many others are simply wrung out.
"He's damaged a lot of people's lives," said Betsy Andreu, whose husband, Frankie, was culled from Armstrong's team for not agreeing to dope. "He has damaged the sport of cycling. Frankie was fired for not getting on the program."
Before his interview with Winfrey was telecast, Armstrong reached out to the Andreus to apologize, but the planned reconciliation did not work. In fact, Armstrong's interview only made things worse, when he refused to confirm what the Andreus testified to under oath - that they had heard the cyclist admit to doping while meeting with doctors treating him for cancer at an Indiana hospital in 1996.
Regardless of whether Armstrong says more about that, there's no denying that life for the Andreus changed when they refused to go along.
"Frankie's career was definitely cut short. His career was ruined early," Betsy Andreu said.
Stories such as these - about the havoc Armstrong unleashed on people's lives - come from seemingly every corner: bike mechanics, multimillionaire businessmen, trainers, masseuses, wives, cyclists both at the front and back of the peloton.
Tyler Hamilton was among Armstrong's key teammates during his first three Tour de France victories. His tell-all interview on 60 Minutes in 2011, combined with his testimony and a book he wrote last year, played a key part in the unraveling of the Armstrong myth.
Hamilton watched Armstrong's confession with little emotion but with a modicum of hope.
"It's been a sad story for a lot of people," Hamilton said. "But I think we'll look back on this period and, hopefully not too far down the road, we can say it was, in the end, a good thing for the sport of cycling."