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Water Boy
Rick Reilly
August 30, 2004
There went Michael Phelps again, virtually alone in the water, churning like a Waring blender, going after one last goal--a $5 blue-and-white inflatable kids' raft.
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August 30, 2004

Water Boy

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Watching him tear off after that stupid dinghy, you knew that was true--with one little difference.

When Michael Phelps gets in the water, everybody else gets happy.

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