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LA Times Today: Meet GG Mason, first African American to win singles and all events gold for U.S. bowling
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LA Times Today: Meet GG Mason, first African American to win singles and all events gold for U.S. bowling

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Like many of us, Gazmine Mason was first introduced to bowling by way of a surprise birthday party. But when GG, as she’s called, learned the sport could lead to college scholarships, she started taking it much more seriously.

The Rhode Island native is now a 12-time Olympic medalist and the first African American to win singles and all events gold for team U.S.A.