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"It’s a great breakthrough win, not only for her but for those who look at the sport and see ... this lilywhite dominance of gymnastics. No more."-- USA Today columnist Christine Brennan, on U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas becoming the first African-American to win the all-around Gold Medal. ("NewsHour," PBS, 8/2)
Douglas' Corn Flakes box will hit shelves this fall Kellogg’s has signed an endorsement deal with gymnast Gabby Douglas following her winning the all-around competition Gold Medal Thursday. The company plans to feature Douglas on special-edition boxes of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes this fall. Kellogg's marks the second company to sign the all-around Gold Medal-winning teen. Douglas was virtually unknown to sponsors at the start of '12, as she did not sign her first deal with P&G until after she won the all-around competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Kellogg’s is a USOC and USA Gymnastics sponsor, as well as the ...
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