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Raising Olympian Gabby Douglas (Inspiring Video)

By Trace Dominguez, Discovery News This video is a spotlight on how to raise an Olympic gold medalist. Gabby Douglas's mom had to choose between denying her child access to the best coaches i…

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7 Olympic-Caliber Animal Gymnasts (Videos)

Are you a diehard fan who's watched every event of the 2012 Summer Olympics, or are you a long-suffering citizen who wishes everyone would just stop talking about the Olympic Games? Either way, yo…

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8 Eco-Friendly U.S. Olympians

Above: Gwen Jorgensen, U.S. Triathlon Runner By Bonnie Alter, TreeHugger It's the Olympics: people you have never heard of in your life suddenly become everyday names. Several of the young Americ…

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What Is the Significance of the Olympics?

With the kick-off of the Olympics this weekend, there have been dramatically varying reactions to the significance of the games and, in particular, how that relates to culture and politics in the Unit…

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Intent of the Day: Never Give Up

"My intent is to not give up. I need to believe that i can do this." Support Claudia's Intent At some point or other, we have all thought about giving up. No matter what the task is, we get to a po…

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