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Gabrielle Douglas has made history, becoming the first black woman to win the all-around gold medal for women’s gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics!

Nicknamed the Flying Squirrel, the 16-year-old Virginia Beach native earned her second Olympic gold medal and became the first African-American Olympics all-around gold medalist by beating the competition with her high-flying aerial tricks on the uneven bars, incredible performance on the balance beam and an equally impressive floor exercise routine.

Congrats Gabby!

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