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Lifetime's "The Gabby Douglas Story" movie airs tonight

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The Desmoines Register is reporting today that the Gabby Douglas movie will air tonight on Lifetime. "The Gabby Douglas Story" is a 2014 Lifetime movie based on the true story of Gabrielle' Gabby' Douglas, an African-American Olympic gymnast. The world premiere will air on Lifetime on February 1. "The Gaby Douglas Story" is directed by Gregg Champion and written by Sterling Anderson. The cast includes: Brian Tee, Imani Hakim and Regina King as Natalie Hawkins, according to the Internet Movie Database.

"The Gabby Douglas Story" synopsis/plot

Traces the life of a young African-American girl who has dreams of becoming a famous gymnast. Reared by a single mother, Gabby beats the odds and becomes a world renowned Olympic gold medalist in the gymnastics competition.

The true story involves Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas aka Gabby Douglas, an African-American teenager who won the London Olympic gold medal in the all-around gymnastics in 2012. Douglas' story dominated headlines and caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey and movie producers, according to the Daily Mail.

Gabrielle Douglas' true story is detailed in her book Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith.

"The Gabrielle Douglas Story" airs tonight on Lifetime at 8 p.m. central.

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