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S.C. Special Olympics Spring Games Underway At Furman

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More than a thousand athletes are taking part in 15 track and field events Wednesday. More than a thousand athletes are taking part in 15 track and field events Wednesday.
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More than a thousand athletes are taking part in 15 track and field events Wednesday in the South Carolina Special Olympics Spring Games at Furman University.

Law officers representing the Greenville County Sheriff's Office, Greenville Police Department, South Carolina Highway Patrol and other local agencies and civilians took part in an 8-mile run from the Greenville County Law Enforcement Center via the Swamp Rabbit Trail to the school's campus.

The group of runners carried a lit torch to pass off to Special Olympics near the south of Paladin Stadium in preparation for the lighting of the "Flame of Hope."

 

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