NEEDHAM — Seated atop a yellow Lamborghini convertible that rolled from Needham Town Hall to a field in front of Needham High School, Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman smiled and waved, prompting squeals of delight from children seated on parents’ shoulders. The parade ended in a rally near the high school, where Raisman thanked the crowd for their support. “It’s been the best summer of my life,” she said, standing in front of a massive flag held aloft by a crane. “I hope I made you all proud.”
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