Raising An Olympian: Gabby Douglas’ Mom Shares Daughter’s Amazing Journey (VIDEO)

Source: Camille Travis / Uptown Magazine

As the 2012 London Olympics continue, Gabby Douglas is quickly becoming a household name. The 16-year-old “flying squirrel” has captured America’s heart with her infectious smile and incredible skill. But Natalie Hawkins, Douglas’ mother, says the journey didn’t come easy.

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