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06/19/2012 03:19 pm ET

Edwin Moses, Greg Louganis, Joan Benoit, Mark Spitz: Where Are They Now?

Growing up, Edwin Moses devoured biology, math and anatomy books, collected fossils and conducted science experiments—but he wasn't particularly athletic.

"Education was the top priority in my family, so I spent a lot of time with my head in a book," says Mr. Moses, adding that he was a "tiny kid with braces and glasses, so I got beat up a lot." But in high school, Mr. Moses discovered he was a fast runner. "I was small but had long legs, so I went out for track and field."

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