London 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About US Gymnast John Orozco

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London 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About US Gymnast John Orozco
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U.S. Olympic gymnast John Orozco is in his first Olympics, but he has a lifetime of stories to tell.

From his childhood growing up in the Bronx to devastating injuries and nearly losing his father, Orozco has had his fair share of challenges, beyond just trying to negotiate the pommel horse without falling off.

So as he looks to make his mark in the international spotlight, here are 10 things you should know about this gymnast from the the Empire state.

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