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Mary Lou Retton

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Mary Lou Retton


Team USA was bettin’

on gold medals from Mary Lou Retton

An all-around Olympic sweetie,

the first female athlete on a box of Wheaties


Gwendolen R.

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 8:33:00 PM
    Here is a name I haven't seen in a while. She is cute and fun just like your poem.

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:03:00 PM
    VERY nice. this seems quite clerihew like!!!

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 6:17:00 AM
    Thanks, Yas...I think she was actually the first spokesperson for the company too! I really enjoyed seeing her in the limelight! Wrote about another Olympian...in not such a pretty light tho! :( gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:59:00 PM
    This is a triumphant write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this wondrously brilliant poem this evening! What a delightful and spectacular piece Gwendolen, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:28:00 PM
    very clever you little lady bug haha :D I called youtoday no answer :( cory

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:19:00 PM
    Splendid Gwen, three cheers for Mary Lou Retton and three for you, hugs vie