Zhang Huimin and her father on the long road to the Olympics.
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|The Beijing Olympic Games are over, but an eight-year-old girl from Hainan Island is already training for the 2016 Olympics by running up to 28 miles a day. Critics accuse her father of exploiting the girl and pushing her too hard. But little Zhang Huimin says she just loves to run. She made headlines in China when she ran from Hainan Province to Beijing -- a distance of more than 2,100 miles -- in just 54 days. That’s like running from New York City to Phoenix, Arizona in less than two-months. Jennifer Dunn reports.|