Lauren Perdue Talks New Book With WITN

Olympic gold medal swimmer and Greenville native Lauren Perdue spoke with WITN about several topics Saturday including her new book Gold and Glory.

The biography was written by Kevin Travis and was released in late 2013.

Perdue says she wants the book to be an inspiration to people going through hard times. You can hear her comments by clicking the video link attached to the story.

You can find the book by searching "Lauren Perdue" on

For signed copies, you can email the author at

Perdue also has a website of her artwork at