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Creek gymnastics making big leaps

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Scratch meant finding a place to practice as well as some basic equipment to work with.

And Cecil wasn’t afraid to get creative.

“We began with a cookie dough fund-raiser and the girls raised more than $6,000 doing that,” Cecil proudly reflects.  “Then I used that money and got on E-bay to find things that we could order and work with.  One of the parents recalled some sort of gymnastics program at the school more than 20 years ago so we rummaged through the P.E. storage area and found three beams that were still in good shape.

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