17 year-old swimmer Missy Franklin is being called the new Michael Phelps, after winning four gold medals and a bronze in London and competing in almost every different stroke.
While training overseas, she heard about the tragic shooting at a Batman movie premiere in her hometown of Aurora, Colorado.
She vowed to do all she could to inspire her neighbors and friends back home, and her performance last week proves she delivered.
The high school junior announced yesterday she will go to college in 2013 rather than getting an agent, turning pro, and cashing in on her fame.
(WATCH an ABC video below, and read a story from Saturday’s Advisor&Source)