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Injuries. Trolls. Her own nerves. Gymnast Sunisa Lee battles them all in Olympic quest

Concerns about the coronavirus are threatening to cancel the Tokyo Olympics, but Sunisa Lee of St. Paul can’t let that thought deter her. She’s been preparing for the games for most of her life. If she earns a spot, she’ll become the first Minnesota gymnast in more than 30 years to make the lineup — and the first Hmong American athlete ever to represent the United States at the Olympics.