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Jordyn Wieber prepares to take on the world

Jordyn Wieber prepares to take on the world

Originally Published: September 26, 2011
By Joanne C. Gerstner

DIMONDALE, Mich. -- The questions, mixed with congratulations, started in mid-August for Jordyn Wieber, her parents and three siblings. Neighbors and friends in their small town of DeWitt, Mich., located just outside of Lansing, saw Wieber dominate the competition en route to winning her first U.S. senior all-around national title. The proud clan figured their favorite gymnast was booked for bigger things to come.

"So you made it to the Olympics? You're going to London, right?"

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