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Phelps gives back this holiday season

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Edgewood, MD - This weekend, one Olympic gold medalist spread holiday cheer.

Michael Phelps and his wife visited a Boys and Girls Club in Maryland on Friday. Phelps handed out presents and answered questions from the kids.

He also gave the Boys and Girls Club a $20,000 donation.

Phelps says how he is now focusing more on swimming and water safety after retiring as well as charity. 

Phelps also explained how he was teary eyed after seeing how excited the kids were to see him. 

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