Special needs athletes pair with high school seniors for Olympics

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Posted on March 7, 2013 at 12:15 PM

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MANDEVILLE, La. - Dozens of high school seniors showed off their athletic skills Wednesday at a special Olympics event in Mandeville.

More than 100 special needs athletes participated in the annual area track and field meet that was complete with opening ceremonies and the lighting of the torch.

Students competed in several events including long jump, softball throw, and 25 and 50 meter races.

All of the athletes went home winners.

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