Mary Lou Retton, 30 years after Olympic glory

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by Bob Allen / KHOU 11 Sports

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Posted on September 19, 2013 at 7:24 PM

HOUSTON - Mary Lou Retton is one of the most famous US Olympic athletes of all time. In 1984, she captured the hearts and minds of the American people by winning 5 medals, including the gold in the all-around.

Nearly 30 years later, she’s done with competition, but she’s turned her attention to raising her family and traveling the country speaking about her experiences.

Recently, KHOU 11 Sports director Bob Allen sat down with Mary Lou to talk about the past and the future.

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