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Katie Ledecky is just your average, run-of-the-mill world champion swimmer

LOS ANGELES - As Katie Ledecky waited for an Uber on Stanford's campus last week, two women in the midst of a scavenger hunt approached.

They needed a picture of a Stanford student. Could the sophomore psychology major help?

"I said ... 'Does it get you bonus points if I tell you I'm an Olympian?' " Ledecky recalled. "And they're like, 'What?' And I've kind of been in similar situations in the past. ... Sometime it's an Uber driver that asks

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