Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/31/12
Gabby Douglas' story is an inspiring one. It's made even more inspirational by what the 16-year-old gold medal gymnast had to go through to get to this point. Douglas is profiled in the October issue of Vanity Fair and more claims and allegations in regards to her former gym have surfaced. Most notably in the piece is Douglas' claims that a staff member at the gym -- Excalibur in Virginia -- suggested that Douglas get reconstructive surgery on her nose. Unsurprisingly, Douglas told Vanity Fair that the alleged comment was "very hurtful." It was so hurtful, in fact, that her...

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