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Anna went from living on the streets to on the road to fame. But some of it isn't what she had dreamed of. This is her memoir.

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3. Some Background on Gymnastics

My gymnastics coach practically saved me. She enrolled me in a school in upstate New York for aspiring gymnasts. I had it in my mind that I was going to be the "Olympic Gymnast With Humble Beginnings Wins Gold Medal" in all of the newspaper headlines some day. So I worked  out everyday in the gym, striving for one goal- to be that Olympic Gymnast. 

 

Olympians would come and visit the gym sometimes. A few of them even went to that school! I was ecstatic! I felt so close to my goal- until it all came crashing down right before me. Back then I was devastated- it led me into a state of depression that I will get into later- but now looking back on it, I am so glad the accident happened. 

 

 

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