By now, Olympic champion Gabby Douglas must be getting used to the cheers.
Taking the stage at the Democratic National Convention, the gold medal-winning gymnast heard chants of "Gabby!" as she prepared to lead the Pledge of Allegiance on the second day of the convention.
The 16-year-old winner of the all-around title, wearing a black and white dress, posed for photos on the stage as cheers rippled throughout the arena hours before former President Bill Clinton's speech.
— Ken Thomas — www.twitter.com/AP_Ken_Thomas
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