Missy Franklin wins 3 golds, sets World Record in Olympics
Freestyle and grace: Blood is thicker than water for local Olympic swimmer
By Peter Jones
Missy Franklin is living her dream for herself and her family while the whole world watches.
The 17-year-old Centennial swimmer has turned out to be one of the brightest young stars of the 2012 Summer Olympics, having qualified for a historic seven events – a new record for an American woman.
Through it all, Franklin has kept her well-grounded perspective. Although pressures on the swimmer have been tremendous, the 6-foot-1-inch “Missy the Missile” has dived