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From the Balance Beam to the State Bar

Published: February 3, 2012

UCSF Patient Turns Life-Threatening Condition into Source of Strength

Angelica Galang loves competition. Feisty and determined for as long as she can remember, Galang became interested in gymnastics at the age of four after watching the U.S. women’s team win the team bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

“We didn’t have a pool so I couldn’t be a swimmer and I just thought, ‘Well, let me try gymnastics,’” said the 23-year-old East Bay resident. “I have a living room and I have a couch, so I used to walk along the edge of the couch pretending it was a balance beam.”