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Pursuing Perfection: Gabby Douglas

Photograph By REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Gabby Douglas, nicknamed The Flying Squirrel, won the all-around at the Olympic trials in San Jose, Calif., on July 1, 2012. "I just can't wait to wear those red, white and blue stripes down my back, Douglas told USA Gymnastics afterward. It felt like a dream come true."