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Raisman is pure gold, even after injury

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Olympic gold medalist and local girl Aly Raisman is remarkable. This week she posted a picture of herself on Twitter that featured her right arm in a cast. “I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone,” she wrote. “The stairs got me... I fell and broke my elbow.”
That she is stoic in light of her injury is no surprise, but it serves as a good reminder that the 24-year-old Needham native is an extraordinary young person. Not only was she captain for both the gold medal-winning 2012 and 2016 U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics teams, but she has been an...
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