Lynn Foster of Rockford, Illinois, recently shared a video of his teen daughter, Katherine, who is a cancer survivor and gymnast, competing on the balance beam at the Bravo Classic. The gymnast, who lost her leg due to the disease and uses a prosthetic, completely slays her routine. According to a blog from the St. Baldrick's Foundation , Katherine was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia back in
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She is best known for being a member of the Magnificent Seven , which won the United States' first team gold medal in Olympic gymnastics. She is also the first Asian-American woman to win an Olympic medal in gymnastics. Chow began gymnastics training in at the age of 3. Her mother wanted her to be a ballerina and tried enrolling her in ballet schools, none of which would take a child that young.
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The first three Chinese immigrants - Ashing, Achun, and Accun from Guangzhou arrived San Francisco in as crewmen - starting the history of Chinese immigration to the United States. The immigration ended abruptly in as a result of the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act. By the year , the Chinese population in the U. From to , it was mainly merchants, students and diplomats who were admitted into the country.
Simone Biles was abandoned by her father and drug-addict mother , adopted by Christian family, becomes the most decorated American female Gymnast in the world Championships History, with a total of 14 medals, 10 of them are Gold and could become greatest of all time at Rio. American gymnast, Simone Biles, became the first woman to win three straight all-around titles at the World Championships, and is a member of the Olympic team. After dominating at the junior elite level, she won her first U. In , she claimed a record third straight world all-around title.