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Leading from her Strengths: Gabby Douglas Back in Training

Originally posted on whotv.com:
Since winning two Olympic gold medals, Gabby Douglas has been more celebrity than gymnast. She stayed on an exhausting schedule of appearances ever since, but told Channel 13 two weeks ago, she’d soon return to Chow’s Gymnastics in West Des Moines to resume training. And Gabby didn’t lie; she was…

Update: Gabby Douglas Flips for McDonalds in a semi-Viral ZZZZZZZZ

So, I just watched the beginning of Gabrielle Douglas ad campaign for McDonalds, a video of her going “undercover,” ordering a “healthy” sandwich, taking a bite in Times Square, stripping down to her olympic suit, and doing flips for tourists. Here’s the consensus from that populist site: 387,570 hits after 3 weeks 774 likes     […]

Update: Gabby Douglas, MacDonalds and Fast Food Leadership

According to Advertising Age, Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas will be replacing Ronald McDonald for a bit, promoting the new egg white “delight” at restaurants and events. It all started, apparently, when the 16 year old said she “splurged” on egg mcmuffins to celebrate her Olympic win. It’s a clear effort for MacDonalds to boost its market […]

Update: Malala Yousafzai, and her upcoming book, “I am Malala”

Malala Yousafzai, education activist and survivor of a terrorist attack, will publish a book about her life, for a reported 2 million pounds. In the Guardian article, Yousafzai says, “”I hope this book will reach people around the world, so they realise how difficult it is for some children to get access to education. I […]

Malala Yousafzai: Update

Heroic teen leader Malala Yousafzai has recovered from her last two reconstructive surgeries this month, and is walking and talking. “Today you can see that I’m alive. I can speak, I can see you. I can see everyone. And today I can speak and I’m getting better day by day. It’s just because of the […]

Update: Terrorist victim Malala Yousefzai released from the hospital

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousefzai is now an outpatient — with no brain damage, but further reconstructive surgery expected from an October 2012 attack. This is great news for Pakistan and Malala’s family. Doctors credit the resilience of her young brain, and her father credits the prayers of people all over the world. Yousefzai will […]

Update: Malala Yousufzai to Make Home in Great Britain

Activist now taking refuge in Great Britain According to the Daily Mail, Yousufzai and her family will stay in Great Britain. Her father’s been offered a job at the Pakistani Consulate in Birmingham, in response to threats by the Tehrik-e-Taliban.   Now as she takes refuge in exile, she will have a new international platform […]