Thank You Gabby!

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So now that the Olympics are over, and we’ve all had a moment to catch our breath so to speak on all that happened, I want to talk about Gabby Douglas a bit.┬áHaving taken gymnastics for 5 summers I can tell you it’s a very segregated sport (I was usually 1-of-2 or 1-of-3 brown girls in the entire camp), so when they announced Gabby’s name during the Olympic trials I was both elated and proud to see her there. She got to the Olympics and quickly became the new ‘American Sweetheart’, both making history and inspiring kids of the next generation to follow their own dreams.

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