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Whoa, Momma!

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tracey Henry and Suzannah DiMarzio

Dara Torres: Making Mommas proud

Dara Even if you're not a sports fanatic like I am, all of you Mommas have got to be going nuts over the story of Dara Torres, the 41-year-old mother who has broken swimming records in the Olympic Trials.

Torres, who broke the 50m and 100m American marks, is beating out swimmers half her age to earn a spot on the Olympic team for an unprecedented fifth time. This Florida Gator is an inspiration for 40-something women everywhere but it's especially sweet for us Mommas.

After having her daughter Tessa Grace in 2006, she decided that she just couldn't stay out of the pool. A year later, she won a national title and broke her own record. Now she's on her way to Beijing. It's just like a Momma to put her mind to something and just do it. Go Momma!

[AP photo]

-- Sherry Robinson

[Last modified: Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:55am]


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