Happy Birthday, Gabby Douglas!

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She flipped, tumbled and smiled her way into our hearts in 2012.

And now Gabby Douglas ends the best year of her life by turning 17 years old. That's right, it's the Gold Medalist's birthday! Send in your very best wishes to the Olympian now!

Gabby Douglas Book Photo

Douglas became the first American in history to win the all-around individual title at this year's games. Among her rewards?

A visit with David Letterman; a Wheaties box cover; and a guest appearance on The Vampire Diaries Season 4. She was also named Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press.

Other famous folks celebrating a birthday on December 31 include: PSY (35), Val Kilmer (53), Ben Kingsley (69) and Anthony Hopkins (75).

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