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Shawn Johnson chats up Al Gore while waiting for Obama--then leads Pledge

(Credit: Politirazzi)

Olympic gold medalist in gymnastcs Shawn Johnson, left, talks to Former Vice President Al Gore as they tour Invesco Field, the site of the Democratic National Convention in Denver. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Olympic gold medalist and America's sweetheart Shawn Johnson seems to have found a pretty good guide to show her around Invesco — former Vice President Al Gore.

She later led the pledge of allegiance for the crowd of 75,000 on the final night of the Democratic National convention.

Let's see if McCain includes Shawn in his next Obama 'celebrity' attack ad.

* Click here for more photos of Shawn Johnson, and 27 more celebrities spotted at the DNC

* Click here for all the photos from Sen. Obama's speech

* And click here to see photos of Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin competing and hanging out at the Olympics

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