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Olympic Games / Britain / Douglas #1028077

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Virginia Beach: Elaine Quijano) The influence of the gold medal-winning performance by gymnast Gabby Douglas at the London Olympics on young gymnasts in her hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia featured; scenes shown from Excalibur Gymnastics; details given about Gabby’s move to Iowa to train with a new coach. [Excalibur coach Dena WALKER††- comments on Gabby’s early promise.] [Former Olympic gymnast Mary Lou RETTON††- says she has inspired a generation of African Americans.] [9-year-old Micah SWABY††- says Gabby makes her want to push herself harder.] [Friend Chase WALKER††- reacts.] [DOUGLAS – talks about pushing through hard days.]

Pelley, Scott;
Quijano, Elaine

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