Gabby Douglas, the reigning Olympic All Around Gymnastics gold champion, is such an inspiring young woman. Even though gymnastics is something I have been interested in since my childhood, her story will still impact those who are not as interested in the sport.
She tells her life story in a young voice and will attract teenage
readers with her text lingo (i.e. lol), and her love for current pop culture
(i.e. tv show, Vampire Diaries). Her story especially will resonate with young
teenage girls because her desires and difficulties closely mirror those of any
Yes, training for the Olympics is something very few teenage
girls have the opportunity or desire to do, but all of us have dreams and goals
that require persistence to achieve.
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