Why Michael Phelps Moves Me

 

I hadn't followed Olympic champion Michael Phelps closely until the recent Rio Games. By then I'd become curious about a man I finally understood was much more than the greatest swimmer ever.

"Yissurin shel ahavah"  sufferings of love, say the rabbis, are the hardest feelings to endure, yet they make us the most human.

Watch this 15 minute video about what Michael Phelps has been through to see what I mean.