Lucky girl gets one of Michael Phelps’ Minneapolis gold medals


Gracie Abdallah went to the Minneapolis Grand Prix hoping to meet her favorite swimmers and take a few autographs back to Sioux falls with her. Her marigold-yellow T-shirt has the names of nearly a dozen swimmers scrawled on it with a black Sharpie, but the greatest sovenier was one of Michael Phelps’ gold medals from the meet, with his name signed on the royal-blue ribbon. Read and see


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