Gymnast Simone Biles is an Olympic superstar, breaking records and making a mark on history at the 2016 Rio games.
But she’s also a child of foster care and adoption, born to a mother struggling with addiction and entering the system at age 3.
Eventually, though, Simone was officially adopted by her grandparents, and to this day, she calls them “Mom and Dad”. They were the ones who supported Simone through her arduous and demanding athletic training — and helped her achieve her dreams.
Now Simone is a contestant on ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ and recently performed a dance reflecting her emotional journey to finding a safe, stable family and her gratitude to her parents. There may never be enough words to express Simone’s feelings, but her dance says it all….