dara_torres.jpgTorres’ winning 2 silver medals in the Olympics was for all of us fortysomethings with clouded minds and sagging bodies. It was for all of us parents who lose focus playing chauffeur. It was for the divorcees who start over, the dreamers who fight the dimming light, and the defiant ones who feel the doubts but keep moving forward. Dara Torres is a 41 year old single mom and the oldest American swimmer ever to claim a spot on an Olympic swim team.  (See photos of her in Video below the story)

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