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By Debbie Phelps

While her son Michael overjoyed the realm along with his record-setting eight-gold-medal functionality through the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Debbie Phelps stole the express. No Olympics assurance used to be entire with no her, and she or he usually seemed in conjunction with her son-and proved a way more compelling visitor. in spite of everything, she was once the person who drove him to all these pre-dawn practices, who raised him and his sisters by myself, who instructed him he may perhaps prevail whilst doubts crept in, who instilled his self-discipline and force by means of her example.

A unmarried mom and dedicated university valuable, Debbie is familiar with how one can elevate a profitable baby, irrespective of the percentages. Her tale is additionally one in every of adversity, commitment, and the fight to beat life′s demanding situations. In her memoir, she inform her complete tale for the 1st time: What occurred to her husband, Michael′s father? What does it take to elevate a champion? What have been the demanding situations of being a unmarried mom? what's Michael particularly like?

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