Laurie Hernandez’s grandmother Brunilda Hernandez passed away just 2 days before her performance. She passed away due to Alzheimer’s disease and they wanted to pay tribute to her during their performance. Olympic athlete Laurie Hernandez dressed in purple which represents Alzheimer’s awareness and after completing their performance they got a perfect score. You can see her emotion run through body during her performance.
Girls Emotional Performance 2 Days After Her Grandma Passed, Wins Everyones Hearts
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