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Johnson to compete on ''Dancing With the Stars''


WEST DES MOINES (KWWL)--She'll be the youngest dancer ever to compete on the show.

West Des Moines native Shawn Johnson will hit the dance floor and appear on ''Dancing with the Stars''

The 8th season starts Monday, March 9 with a two-hour premiere.

Computer guru Steve Wozniak along with husband-and-wife competitors Jewel and Ty Murray and football great Lawrence Taylor will all compete against Johnson.

Singers Belinda Carlisle, Chuck Wicks and Lil' Kim; actors Denise Richards, David Alan Grier and Gilles Marini; Steve-O of MTV's "Wildboyz" and TV host Nancy O'Dell round out the competition.

Johnson won three silver medals and a gold medal at the summer Olympics in Beijing.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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