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Dara Torres: Age is Just a Number

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Posted on December 16th, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Everyone wanted to know when her book was coming out. "What book?" she always answered. Eventually she realized everyone wanted to know the real story behind her amazing Olympic comeback. The first American swimmer to compete in five Olympics and the oldest female swimmer in the history of the Olympic games, 42-year-old Dara Torres has finally delivered. Her new book "Age Is Just a Number" candidly reveals the challenge of seizing the moment and going after a seemingly impossible dream.

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    Posted 1:55pm June 26th, 2010

     A great role model...attitude makes all the difference whether it's age or going for the gold. Nice interview. Rowdy's cameo made it even better..db

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