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Phelps wants it all

Updated: August 15, 2004, 2:45 PM ET
By Eric Adelson | ESPN The Magazine

ATHENS -- Michael Phelps loves to say, "Anything's possible." He better hope so.

Phelps is the biggest story of an Olympics that hasn't even started -- because of his real and imagined pursuit of the impossible. Not just seven gold medals in one Olympics. That's easy compared to what Phelps really wants. The 19-year-old from Baltimore wants to change his sport.

Two days before Opening Ceremonies, Phelps spoke about his two goals for the Games: to win a gold medal and "to bring more ...

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