Amanda Beard working on memoir
NEW YORK -- Gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard wants to set an example outside the water, as well as in it.
Touchstone announced Tuesday that Beard is working on a memoir that will tell of her life away from the pool, a "harrowing journey" through drugs, alcohol and eating disorders.
The 29-year-old Beard won Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2004.
Beard says she hopes her memoir "will help others, especially high school and college-aged women, who may be dealing ...
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