Va Beach honoring Gabby Douglas

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Olympic champion Gabby Douglas is being honored in her Virginia hometown.

Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms plans to present Douglas with a key to the city on Friday night at Neptune’s Park. Douglas also is expected to participate in the Neptune Festival Parade on Saturday.

Douglas captured the all-around title at the London Olympics, the third straight American and first African-American to win gymnastics’ biggest prize.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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