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US gymnast Laurie Hernandez's brother is taking her to Wawa to celebrate her gold medal

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People tend to celebrate major wins with champagne, caviar and even cookies, but one Olympian is heading straight to a convenience store.

On Tuesday night, Marcus Hernandez, the older brother of U.S. gymnast Laurie Hernandez, posted Laurie's gold medal selfie with a caption saying that he plans to take his sister to Wawa as soon as she lands.

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Anyone who's visited a Wawa knows that it's no average convenience store: It's a veritable buffet of delicious snacks and customizable hot food options. And people, especially those from the East Coast, are obsessed. Mashableeven compared Wawa worshippers to cult members in a recent feature.

I officially have the best brother ever! ☺😘

A photo posted by Laurie Hernandez (@lauriehernandez_) on

The Hernandez siblings are superfans of the convenience store chain, too. Laurie has previously Instagrammed meals from Wawa, including the photo above of a sandwich and smoothie, with the caption "I officially have the best brother ever!"

There's no word on what Hernandez and her brother plan to order on their celebratory Wawa run, but they should probably bring stretchy pants — a gold medal can probably buy many, many hoagies.

We're celebrating #NationalHighFiveDay with one big high five to you, our awesome fans!

A photo posted by Wawa (@wawa) on



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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: (L to R) Gold Medalists Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Alexandra Raisman of the United States celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Simone Biles of the United States poses for photographs with her gold medal after the medal ceremony for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Gabrielle Douglas of the United States poses for photographs with her gold medal after the medal ceremony for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
US gymnast Simone Biles competes in the Floor event during the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP / Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Alexandra Raisman of the United States prepares to compete on vault during the women's team gymnastics final on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. The United States women won the event. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Lauren Hernandez of the United States prepares ro compete on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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