Dear 2012 Olympian Gabby Douglas,
I am proud of you!
You are classy and I am proud of you!
You focused on what really matters and that's winning!
You and your mother, Ms. Natalie Hawkins, should enjoy and celebrate this amazing time in your lives!
Maintain your dignity and do what you do.
You are a woman most fierce and accomplished!
Thank You for your sacrifices and determination to win the Gold!
About the Author:
Regina L. Burns, M.A., Project+, is an award-winning multimedia editor and journalist, specializing in Black history and African American stories at Harvest Reapers Communications. Her work has been published in Texas Highways magazine, WFAA-TV, The Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as well as The Commercial Appeal, the Tri-State Defender and The Flyer, among others.