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Michael Phelps busy and at peace in first months of retirement

Michael Phelps busy and at peace in first months of retirement

In the months after the London Olympics in 2012, Michael Phelps wanted little to do with the business of being Michael Phelps. The most decorated Olympian in history was depressed.

"I didn't want to talk to anybody," he recalled. "I just wanted to crawl into a dark hole and be left alone."

Four years later, as he makes plans to teach water safety to kids, to invest in his own businesses, to watch his son, Boomer, learn to walk, Phelps feels none of the old dread. The retired Olympian is confident he'll continue to feel contented with a...

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