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August 17, 2012

Let’s celebrate the heroic

It seems to me that all of us should be standing to celebrate the achievements of young Gabby Douglas, a recent gold medal winning Olympic gymnast, instead of being concerned about her hair, or her mother’s finances. I am sure that most people who have paid attention to the conversation about Douglas’ hair have been as dumbfounded as I have been about it. Along with the hair criticism is what appears to be an inordinate concern about her mother’s finances and whether or her father is a deadbeat dad.

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