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Tiffany Walls shows her form and spirit in the softball throw. Photo courtesy Keron Poteat

Originally published: 2013-04-24 10:40:10
Last modified: 2013-04-24 10:44:31

Special Olympics Highland Region Games begins Thursday

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A unique opportunity for volunteers and community members to come together to celebrate the human spirit is approaching.

Special Olympics Highland Region Games returns to the High Country from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Thursday, April 25, on the campus of Watauga High School in Boone. The event showcases the spirit of competition, as men and women from across the area converge to take part in an array of events. 

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