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    Michael Phelps smiles as he relaxes between practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Michael Phelps swims the breaststroke during practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Michael Phelps swims through shafts of orange light while swimming the backstroke during practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Phelps swims the backstroke during practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    (Right) Michael Phelps relaxes between practice laps with other swimmers at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Phelps swims practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Michael Phelps stretches before diving into the pool to begin practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Phelps dives into the pool to begin practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    (Right-Left) Michael Phelps and his coach Bob Bowman laugh before Phelps begins another series of practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Michael Phelps loosens up by swimming practice laps at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Phelps smiles while listening to a question during a press conference at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Phelps is competing in the 30th Annual Arena Grand Prix Series at Charlotte. Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals.
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