After Nearly Dying, Michael Phelps Admits The Secret That Saved His Life And Made Him Swim Again


Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says Rick Warrens Purpose Driven Life was the secret that helped save his life. Prior to the 2016 games, Phelps told Q Political that he was pondering the idea of killing himself when long-time friend, NFL star Ray Lewis, an outspoken Christian, gave Phelps Rick Warren’s book and convinced him to enter rehab. Phelps later told ESPN that the Christian book “turned me into believing there is a power greater than myself and there is a purpose for me on this planet.” It also convinced Phelps to make amends with his estranged father, Fred, who divorced his wife when Phelps was just 9-years-old.

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