Gabby Douglas to write ‘inspirational memoir’

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas leads the Pledge of Allegiance during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas leads the Pledge of Allegiance during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Teen Olympics sensation Gabby Douglas isn’t just a gold medal winning gymnast — she is also about to become an author. Douglas is a releasing an inspirational memoir called Grace, Gold and Glory, My Leap of Faith, which will be coming out in December. People magazine has more:

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas announced Thursday that she will write an “inspirational memoir,” planned for December 2012 publication.

The book, to be titled Grace, Gold and Glory, My Leap of Faith, will chronicle the 16-year-old’s early life, how she left her family in Virginia at age 12 to train 3,000 miles away and her path to gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Upon the announcement, Douglas said, “Even before I competed in the Olympics, I always wanted to write a book.”

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