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History in making? Franklin on way

Updated: July 2, 2012, 12:28 AM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- Dick Franklin didn't know what to say. He and his wife, DA, had given their teenage daughter one goal at this week's U.S. swimming trials: have fun.

They told her to smile, be her goofy self and enjoy the moment. They would be just as thrilled if she made the team in a relay as they would if she made it in multiple events. And if something catastrophic happened and she didn't make it at all, they would love her all the same.

But Missy Franklin did the ...

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