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5 pieces of advice from Olympic gold medalist Suni Lee

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Suni Lee poses with students at an elementary school.
Olympic gymnast Suni Lee surprises students at Amazon’s back-to-school donation event at her alma mater, Battle Creek Elementary School, in St. Paul, MN.
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U.S. Olympic gymnast Suni Lee shares advice for kids heading back to school.

Find something you love, push yourself, and embrace what makes you different. That’s just some of the advice that U.S. Olympic gymnast Suni Lee shared with hundreds of students when she made a surprise appearance at a back-to-school event in her hometown of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

The gold medalist joined Amazon for the event at Battle Creek Elementary School, her alma mater, where Amazon made a $50,000 donation of school supplies and outdoor learning materials. Lee surprised students as they and their families participated in activities focused on environmental education, science, technology, engineering, art, and math (E-STEAM).

The students took a break to listen to Lee as she shared her best advice for a successful future:

U.S. Olympic gymnast Suni Lee shares advice for kids heading back to school.

Find something you love, push yourself, and embrace what makes you different. That’s just some of the advice that U.S. Olympic gymnast Suni Lee shared with hundreds of students when she made a surprise appearance at a back-to-school event in her hometown of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

The gold medalist joined Amazon for the event at Battle Creek Elementary School, her alma mater, where Amazon made a $50,000 donation of school supplies and outdoor learning materials. Lee surprised students as they and their families participated in activities focused on environmental education, science, technology, engineering, art, and math (E-STEAM).

The students took a break to listen to Lee as she shared her best advice for a successful future:

  • 1.
    It’s super important to find something you absolutely love.
    Suni Lee stands between two young girls as they all play with STEAM activities at their school.
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  • 2.
    Embrace your unique qualities that make you different.
    Suni Lee poses with students at an elementary school.
    Photo by Getty Images for Amazon
  • 3.
    Keep pushing and be yourself.
    Suni Lee poses with students at an elementary school.
    Photo by Getty Images for Amazon
  • 4.
    Embrace your community.
    Suni Lee poses with students at an elementary school.
    Photo by Getty Images for Amazon
  • 5.
    Follow your dreams.
    Suni Lee plants seeds into a small post while students stand next to her.
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