US Olympic Gymnastics Team: 10 Things You Need to Know About Gabby Douglas

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US Olympic Gymnastics Team: 10 Things You Need to Know About Gabby Douglas
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Roughly a month from the start of the 2012 Olympics, Gabby Douglas is a serious contender for a spot on the U.S. women's gymnastics team.

So what exactly makes this 16-year-old tick?

How about a fitting nickname for her high-flying aerial tricks?

Or spending the past two years away from the friends and family she's known for most of her life?

That's just a sampling of what makes her Gabby Douglas. Here are 10 things to know about one of America's potential stars.

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