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Shawn Johnson Wanna Be

Contest Photo by: Witt33


Our hometown heroine, Shawn Johnson, inspired my 4-year old this Halloween. After an unexpected meeting last April at a local mall, my daughter literally "flipped" for her! Our family was glued to the television in August as we watched our favorite gymnast win the gold in the 2008 Summer Olympics. You can bet that we were there to welcome her back to Des Moines at the big celebration at Wells Fargo Arena upon her return from Beijing!


Red leotard, USA lettering, artificial red roses, masking tape, yellow tissue paper, gold metal, patriotic flip-flops, pony tail, and killer smile!


  • Iron USA lettering on leotard.

  • Wrap masking tape around flowers. Cover with yellow tissue paper.

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