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WATCH: Here’s Everything That’s So Awesome About Aly Raisman

Just when you thought the internet had officially imploded with delight over the Raisman family (if you haven’t seen Mom and Dad Raisman freaking out from the sidelines you’re missing out), 22-year-old Aly went and nabbed a gold medal in Rio last night.

The U.S. women’s gymnastic team took home top prize with a sweeping victory of 184.897 points — and we’re celebrating by counting down six of our favorite fun facts about Aly Raisman. Spoiler: She can dance too?!




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