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Claressa Shields honored at State Capitol

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(08/15/12) - Flint's Claressa Shields was honored at the State Capitol, Wednesday, following her gold medal performance at the 2012 London Olympics.

"I've had a lot of proud moments in my political career," said Rep. Woodrow Stanley of Flint. "And this stands way up there in things I've had the opportunity to experience."

In fact, several representatives were happy to brag about Flint's newest treasure.

"It's really a feather in our cap to show the good things that are going on," said Rep. Jim Ananich. "We may have a lot of struggles, but we can produce an amazing person like that out of Flint."

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