Simone Biles heartwarming tribute on 'DWTS'

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  • Simone Biles shared her experience of being placed in foster care on Monday's "Dancing With the Stars"
  • Biles was adopted by her grandparents when she was six

(CNN)Simone Biles' "Dancing With The Stars" performance Monday night brought the audience to tears.

Contestants were asked to share their most significant life moments as part of the "Most Memorable Year Week" on the ABC dancing competition show. The 20-year-old Olympic gymnast emotionally recalled being adopted by her grandparents after her mother