Gabby Douglas has instantly become one of the biggest stars of  the 2012 Olympics. Douglas recently made history by becoming the second black female gymnast to capture an Olympic gold medal. Douglass and the U.S. women’s gymnastics team won the gold medal for the first time since 1996 in Atlanta.

In honor of Douglas’ great achievement, rolling out has provided 10 amazing childhood photos of Gabby.

Click continue to see Gabby during her younger years.

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