Gabby Douglas Debuts Her New #Shero Barbie Doll
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Two-time Olympic gold-winning medalist, Gabby Douglas, just debuted her new Barbie doll! Douglas’ new #Shero doll comes soon after her placement on the U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team. “It’s crazy. I never would have thought in a million years that I would be in this spot,” says Douglas. “Everyone sees me as a role model and it’s fantastic.” RELATED: Misty Copeland Scores Her Very Own ‘Sheroes’ Barbie Douglas says she enjoys sharing her moves, her message and her story, and hopes to inspire young girls to embrace themselves and go after what they want. Go Gabby!

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