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Olympian Michael Phelps honored for mental health advocacy

Jan 08, 2019 - Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) - Michael Phelps is picking up more hardware - this time for what he's been doing outside the pool.

The Boston-based Ruderman Family Foundation, a leading voice in calling for more opportunities for the disabled, said Tuesday the Olympic champion is the recipient of its fifth annual Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion.

The foundation told The Associated Press it picked the world's most decorated swimmer of all time to recognize his advocacy for people with disabilities ...