Big props to Mama Phelps for giving birth to one of the greatest Olympians ever!
When teachers counted him out, you gave him focus, purpose. NY Times article on Deborah Phelps.
"It might be once in a century you see something like this," said teammate Aaron Peirsol, a gold medalist here himself. "He's not just winning, he's absolutely destroying everything. It's awesome to watch."
(Had to sneak that picture and quote in 'cause Eugene and Sam won't let me put it on the main page.)