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  • Houston celebrates U.S. gymnastics star's homecoming on 'Simone Biles Day'

    Ben Rohrbach at Fourth-Place Medal1 mth ago


    Everything’s bigger in Texas, and nobody’s bigger in Texas right now than Simone Biles.

    being home never felt better

    — Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 25, 2016

    The 19-year-old U.S. gymnastics star arrived home to a massive celebration. Houston Texans cheerleaders and a marching band welcomed her to Bush Airport, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaimed it “Simone Biles Day” and police escorted her home on streets lined with fans.

    On behalf of all #Houstonians, we welcome home @Simone_Biles & all returning #Houston area #Olympians. #Rio2016

    — Sylvester Turner (@SylvesterTurner) August 24, 2016

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