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August 15, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
August 9, 2012 by Nicole Santosuosso
As the Olympic Games come to a close, we look back at the moments that made us jump from our seats, cheer in excitement, or maybe even shed a tear, and celebrate...also in this article
Gymnast / 1995 -
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas is best known as the first African American to win the individual all-around event. She also won a team gold medal for the U.S. at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Track and Field Athlete / 1989 -
Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake holds the world record for the 4-by-100-meter relay. In 2012, he won a silver medal in both the 100-meter and 200-meter races, losing to rival and fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt in both events.
Track and Field Athlete / 1986 -
Usain Bolt became the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races in world record times in 2008. Four years later, at the London Olympics, he became the first man to win gold medals in both the 100 and 200 at consecutive Olympic Games and the first man in history to set three world records in a single Olympic Games competition.
August 14, 2012 by Kayla Arias
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers...also in this article
August 13, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
Julia Child was a serious cook who always seemed to be having fun. Whether she was teaching Cordon Bleu cuisine to Americans on her famous TV show, The French Chef...also in this article
August 7, 2012 by David Blatty
On April 4, 2012, a sold-out crowd watched as Muhammad Ali delivered the ceremonial first pitch during Opening Day celebrations at Marlins Park baseball...also in this article
August 11, 2012 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
U.S. Representative / 1970 -
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan is a Republican from Wisconsin known for his conservative positions. In the 2012 presidential election, Ryan was the running mate of Republican nominee Mitt Romney, who was defeated by President Barack Obama.