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Gabrielle Douglas captured countless hearts at the 2012 Olympic Games, where she became the first African American to win the women's gymnastics individual all-around. Just 16, she dazzled during the gold-winning women's gymnastics team competition. ...

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Terri Pace

December 13, 2012  11:51am

Loved this story! Gabby's boldness in faith, perseverance, sacrifice, and joyful spirit are so important for other kids to see as a role model. I lead a small single-parent ministry and I shared this article on our FB page to equip parents with a positive role model for their kids to take note of; AND, to show single parents that a struggling, sacrificing single parent can make a huge impact on their child's life and the world. Thank you for running a story like this!

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Joan Callander

December 12, 2012  3:32pm

I love the thought that all glory goes up to God and His blessings fall down to us. Gabby is an amazing sounding teenager and kudos to her mother for grounding her in all that is important in life. Winning the Olympics is a moment in time, but faith is a treasure for a life time.

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