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Olympian Missy Franklin on the Most Important Thing Parents Can Do to Keep Kids Safe Around Water

Click here to read the full article. You could say that Missy Franklin Johnson knows a thing or two about swimming. After all, she’s a 5-time Olympic gold medalist, winning her first 4 gold medals when she was just 17 years old. She has won 28 medals in international competitions. But though she’s no longer swimming competitively, Missy isn’t resting on her laurels. She has gone on to undertake the most important job of her life — the title of Mom to 9-month-old daughter Caitlin. Secondary only to motherhood is her involvement in the cause she’s passionate about: the USA Swimming...
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(Opinion) Missy Franklin: No one should die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant

As the world continues to battle with a staggering pandemic that understandably has captured nearly every aspect of medical news, millions of people fight battles as before with major illnesses like cancer and heart disease. Among the many Americans currently suffering from potentially fatal medical conditions are those waiting for kidney, liver, or other organ transplants.
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Missy Franklin: No one should die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant

As the world continues to battle with a staggering pandemic that understandably has captured nearly every aspect of medical news, millions of people fight battles as before with major illnesses like cancer and heart disease. Among the many Americans currently suffering from potentially fatal medical conditions are those waiting for kidney, liver, or other organ transplants.
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The Week That Was: Missy Franklin NCAA Flashback

The Week That Was sponsored by Suitmate. The Week That Was for the first full week of 2022 featured a Missy Franklin flashback, finalists for U.S. Sports Academy athlete of the year, Jacob Pebley’s call for mental health action, Lia Thomas’ last regular season swim meet, and Julia Podkoscielny’s verbal college commitment.
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NCAA Swimming Flashback: Missy Franklin Swims Sub-1:40 in 200 Freestyle for Signature Moment of College Career

NCAA Swimming Flashback: Missy Franklin Swims Sub-1:40 in 200 Freestyle for Signature Moment of College Career. Less than three years earlier, Missy Franklin had captured her first individual Olympic gold medal, coming from behind to beat Australia’s Emily Seebohm in the women’s 100-meter backstroke. A few days later, she won gold again in a dominant 200 back performance, breaking the world record in the process, and Franklin also helped the United States to a pair of relay triumphs. After each gold medal, Franklin flashed her trademark smile in a show of genuine joy, but her celebrations were otherwise reserved.
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Missy Franklin Appointed to Board of the Laureus Sports Foundation

Missy Franklin has been appointed to the Board of the Laureus Sport Foundation. It is an organization she has been a member of, but is now on the board of the worldwide organization that champions gender equality in sport. Franklin made the announcement on social media. “It is with SO...
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Missy Franklin and Hayes Johnson Announce the Birth of Their First Child

When swimming legend Missy Franklin retired in 2018, she said that “I began to realize that my greatest dream in life, more so than Olympic gold, has always been becoming a mom.” Yesterday, that dream became a reality. Missy Franklin announced through an Instagram post that she gave birth to her and husband Hayes Johnson‘s first child on August 11th.
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Missy Franklin Gives Birth To Daughter Sarah Caitlin

Missy Franklin poses prior to the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards on Feb. 16, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Six-time Olympic medalist swimmer Missy Franklin Johnson became a mother on Wednesday, with daughter Sarah Caitlin waiting just long enough to let mom finish watching the Tokyo Olympics. Named for a “special...
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Legendary Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin becomes a mom

DENVER — Missy Franklin is a mom!. The five-time Olympic gold medalist and Regis Jesuit graduate, along with her husband, former University of Texas swimmer Hayes Johnson, announced the birth of their daughter on Instagram. Sarah Caitlin Johnson was born on Aug. 11 at 4:17 a.m., the posts says, a...
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