1 Wonder Palacio 9/15 C.P . 10/1
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Title: You Got This; To Gold and Beyond
Author: Laurie Hernandez
Genre: Memoir Assignment 4 Interview a Character
Laurie Hernandez is a fun loving young gymnast, who at only 16 years old has already
made the 2016 Olympic team and has won Dancing with the Stars.
Q. After your devastating knee injury did you ever have doubts about returning to
A. During my injury I was out for a long time, it was very difficult and there were times
when I wanted to quit but I was surrounded by people who encouraged me and helped
me return to the sport I loved so much.
Q. How did you feel at your first training camps at the Ranch with some of the best
senior gymnasts in the world?
A. I was definitely intimidated but I was used to being at the Ranch by then and I had
easily made friends with most of the girls who had been there before and they made me
feel much more comfortable.
Q. How did you feel going into your first competition as a Senior Elite Gymnast?
A. I was very over whelmed and nervous but inside I knew I could do it.
Q. When you saw ads talking about who might make the Olympic team and you did
not see your name, how did that feel?
A. Not seeing my name in ads just made me more determined to make the team and
although it was my first year as a senior I was climbing up quickly and I knew if I worked
hard enough I would hear my name called for the team.
Q. When you heard your name called for the Olympic team how did you feel?
A. I instantly started crying and I knew that this was what all my hard work was for. It was
the best day of my life and I was enjoying it with all my favorite people.
Q. When you and your team first arrived in Rio for the games, what was it like?
A. When we arrived in Rio it was beautiful and everyone was super excited. At the Olympic
village we saw people from all over the world playing all different sports. It was an
amazing place to spend our time in Rio.
Q. How did it feel at the team finals knowing that your team had just won gold at
A. We were all extremely proud, not just of ourselves but of all of our teammates also it
was the best feeling I’ve ever felt.
Q. When you finished your beam routine at finals how did you feel knowing that
you just hit an amazing routine and that it was your last routine in Rio?
A. It was an exhilarating feeling knowing that I did a routine well enough to win silver and
also because I realized I had just finished competing in my very first Olympic games. It
was sad but I also knew that it was a once in a life time experience and I should enjoy the
last of it while I could.
In the News
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Acrostic Character Poems
Admires his father very much
Learns quickly about the real world
Cool, calm, and collected during all situations
Obsessed with spending time with his family
Minor family problems
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