Happy 17th Birthday, Gabby Douglas

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Join us in wishing the talented gymnast a happy birthday.

Olympic star Gabby Douglas is celebrating 17 years fabulousness today!

Her birthday falls on New Year's Eve, the perfect day for Douglas to reflect on all her amazing accomplishments this year. 

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The young gymnast won two gold medals at the Summer Olympic Games, becoming the first as African-American to win the individual all-around and the first American to win the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics.

The Virginia Beach native recently released her autobiography Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith, received the Women's Sports Foundation's Sportswoman of the Year award and she was named one of Barbara Waters' 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year.

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Join us in wishing our December cover star a very happy birthday!

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