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10 reasons Shawn Johnson is awesome

1. She competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and won a gold medal when she was 16.

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2. She can do this:

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3. Iowa recognizes October 17th as "Shawn Johnson Day" state-wide.

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4. She's written a book.

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5. She has master all of these faces.

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6. She is a philanthropist supporting many charities. She even won $50,000 competing on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for an Iowa children's hospital.

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7. She can stretch her foot to eye-level.

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8. She can even dance.

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9. She can say she's #1 ...

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10. ... and actually mean it.

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If you still don't believe us, come meet her in person and see for yourself! Shawn will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Varsity Theatre. See you there!