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Phelps honored with Magic Kingdom Parade

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Aug 29, 2008 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
Michael Phelps was the featured guest in today's "Magic Homecoming Parade" at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

Phelps, the star of the Beijing Olympics, won a record eight gold medals in this year's competition, setting multiple world records along the way.

When interviewed at Disney World, Phelps stated "I am so happy to celebrate here and see some of the fans who supported me. It's great to feel so much excitement around the sport of swimming in the U.S. and around the world. To top it all off with a parade at Disney World is just incredible."

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