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Dominique Dawes is a three-time Olympian and winner of a gold medal as part of the 1996 US women’s gymnastics team. Shortly after her retirement, she felt drawn to the Catholic Church and converted in 2013. Married to a Catholic school teacher, she now runs the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Maryland.

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