Proud moment for Douglas' mother
Sacrifice of Gabby Douglas moving to train pays off with all-around gold medal
Hugging her mom. Two hours after winning the individual all-around title in women's gymnastics, gold medal around her neck and exhaustion on her face, that was what Gabby Douglas was thinking about. "I saw my mom after the event," she said. "But I didn't get to hug her."
Not too far away, Natalie Hawkins was having the same thought. "I just can't wait to hug her," Hawkins said by phone after leaving the arena to wait for her daughter to finish her media responsibilities. "I almost ...
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