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U.S. gymnast tormented by bullies

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>> Three Olympic gold medals apparently aren't enough to keep US gymnast Gabby Douglas safe from bullies. Her mother telling Reuters, the 20 year old is heart broken after being attacked on social media for a perceived lack of patriotism at last weeks medal ceremony. This after she didn't put her hand over her heart during the national anthem.
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Her mother saying they come from a military community where most people stand at attention or salute when the Star Spangled Banner is played. Critics also dubbed Douglas, Crabby Gabby for failing to join a standing ovation for two of her teammates at the all-around competition. It's not the first time the 5'2" athlete has been at the center of an Olympic firestorm.
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In London 2012, where she became the first African-American gymnast to win all-around gold. Twitter trolls focused less on her performance than on her hair. This year, Douglas helped earn the US squad a second straight top place finish. But was accused of being angry and jealous of her teammates, when she was denied a place in the individual all around final.