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When Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Gabby Douglas said the first thing she did to celebrate was go to McDonald's, Michelle Obama died a little inside.

Now the athlete is teaming up with the fast food chain, but FLOTUS can take solace in the fact that she's promoting one of its new healthy recipes.

Or at least healthier.

McD’s and Gabby are pushing the Egg White Delight McMuffin, made with 100% egg whites, lean Canadian bacon, white cheddar and a whole grain muffin.

To celebrate, Douglas went undercover in Times Square to literally flip for the new product (see video above). What do you think? Would you try it?

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by Free Britney at

Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas was selected The Associated Press' female athlete of the year for 2012, edging out swimmer Missy Franklin.

''I didn't realize how much of an impact I made,'' said Douglas, 16, the first African-American to win the Olympic all-around title, gymnastics' biggest prize.

Gabby Douglas' Pony Tail

''My mom and everyone tells me, 'You really won't know the full impact until you're 30 or 40 years old.' But I think it's starting to sink in a little.''

In a year filled with standout female athletes, the pint-sized gymnast's performances shone just a little bit brighter. Douglas received 48 of 157 votes.

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by Free Britney at

Olympic team and individual gymnastics gold medalist Gabby Douglas announced today that she will be coming out with an "inspirational memoir," People reports.

The book, My Life as a Flying Squirrel, is due out in December.

Just kidding. The book will actually be titled Grace, Gold and Glory, My Leap of Faith, and will chronicle the 16-year-old's early life and rise to stardom.

Gabby Douglas' Pony Tail

Douglas' back story - leaving her family in Virginia at age 12 to train 3,000 miles away - and her journey to Olympic glory are nothing if not remarkable.

Upon the announcement, Douglas said, "Even before I competed in the Olympics, I always wanted to write a book." The forthcoming memoir, she adds:

"Will also be about how much my family and I have overcome during our journey. It hasn't been easy. [I hope people will] think anything is possible."

HarperCollins Sr. VP Lisa Sharkey said, "Gabby Douglas shines even more brightly than her Olympic Gold Meals. The reason is her inner strength and strong faith."

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Gabby Douglas just made history in London.

The 16-year old became the first African-American female gymnast to win Gold in the all-around individual competition.

Champion!

Leading the entire way, Douglas finished with 62.232 points, out-earning Russia's Victoria Komova (61.973). Aly Raisman of the U.S. actually finished tied for third, but did not medal due to a tiebreaker that gave the edge to Aliya Mustafina based on "execution.

A near-fall on the balance beam likely cost Raisman a spot on the podium, but we're sure her excitable parents are still very proud.

Earlier in the week, Douglas and Raisman were part of the first women's team to capture gymnastic Gold since 1996, proving once and for all: no one can flip, tumble and split like those who represent the red, white and blue!

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