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10.11.18

Laurie Hernandez Talks Her Children's Book, "She's Got This"

At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Laurie Hernandez won silver in the individual balance beam competition and secured gold in the team all-around competition. "She's Got This," a fictional story—inspired by parts of Hernandez' real life—is about a young girl named Zoe who sees a famous gymnast performing on TV and decides she wants to fly just like her. Through this heartwarming and inspirational story, featuring vibrant art from Nina Mata, Hernandez imparts important lessons she learned on her way to Olympic glory: You always have to get back up and try again, and you always have to believe in yourself.

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