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  • Special Olympics: Diane Hill

    Special Olympics: Diane Hill

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-05-20 19:27:28 GMT
    More than 3 thousand people will compete in next month's national Special Olympics in New Jersey.
    More than 3 thousand people will compete in next month's national Special Olympics in New Jersey.
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  • Special Olympics: Diane Hill

    Special Olympics: Diane Hill

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-05-20 19:27:28 GMT
    More than 3 thousand people will compete in next month's national Special Olympics in New Jersey.
    More than 3 thousand people will compete in next month's national Special Olympics in New Jersey.
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    Special Olympics: The heart of Justin Jr

    Special Olympics: The heart of Justin Jr

    Monday, May 5 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-05-05 22:50:46 GMT
    Justin has earned at least 20 medals, many of the gold. But there is one award that stands out. He says, “I look back at that one race, I helped that kid."
    Justin has earned at least 20 medals, many of the gold. But there is one award that stands out. He says, “I look back at that one race, I helped that kid."
  • Special Olympics: Athlete Kristen Clark

    Special Olympics: Athlete Kristen Clark

    Friday, May 2 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-05-02 22:01:38 GMT
    Kristen Clark, 37, landed in her first swimming pool thanks to her mom's gene pool. "She actually told me that before she gave birth to me that I did a cartwheel in her stomach," Kristen said. But before enduring those abdominal acrobatics, Patricia Clark placed 14th at the 1956 Olympic swim trials. "She was a world-class diver," Kristen said. And Kristen would argue she was also a world-class coach.
    Kristen Clark, 37, landed in her first swimming pool thanks to her mom's gene pool. "She actually told me that before she gave birth to me that I did a cartwheel in her stomach," Kristen said. But before enduring those abdominal acrobatics, Patricia Clark placed 14th at the 1956 Olympic swim trials. "She was a world-class diver," Kristen said. And Kristen would argue she was also a world-class coach.
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  • Special Olympics: baseball debuts

    Special Olympics: baseball debuts

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:31 AM EDT2014-06-20 09:31:33 GMT
    Baseball holds a special place on the American sports landscape. From a crack of the bat to a roar of the crowd, it is baseball. And it is making a debut at this year's Special Olympics USA Games.Delaware and Alabama played in the bronze medal game. Rhode Island and Tony Vlahovic's team from New Jersey competed for the first ever championship.
    Baseball holds a special place on the American sports landscape. From a crack of the bat to a roar of the crowd, it is baseball. And it is making a debut at this year's Special Olympics USA Games.Delaware and Alabama played in the bronze medal game. Rhode Island and Tony Vlahovic's team from New Jersey competed for the first ever championship.
  • Special Olympics: gymnastics

    Special Olympics: gymnastics

    Thursday, June 19 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-06-19 23:14:53 GMT
    Three athletes and two coaches make up New Jersey's Special Olympics gymnastics team. They call themselves the Fab 5. Coach Donna Roberto says they've been training for the last 9 months. The athletes -- Alyssa Sims, Courtney Muns, and Molly Hebert -- were among the 32 participants involved in the gymnastics competition.
    Three athletes and two coaches make up New Jersey's Special Olympics gymnastics team. They call themselves the Fab 5. Coach Donna Roberto says they've been training for the last 9 months. The athletes -- Alyssa Sims, Courtney Muns, and Molly Hebert -- were among the 32 participants involved in the gymnastics competition.
  • Special Olympics Future Stars

    Special Olympics Future Stars

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-18 21:42:28 GMT
    Sure, 6-year-old Aimee Clark runs because it feels nice to have the wind in her hair, a cheering crowd at her back and, ultimately, a medal around her neck, but she also brought her talents to the track at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Special Olympics facility in Lawrenceville, N.J., on a scorching-hot Wednesday with another goal in mind.
    Sure, 6-year-old Aimee Clark runs because it feels nice to have the wind in her hair, a cheering crowd at her back and, ultimately, a medal around her neck, but she also brought her talents to the track at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Special Olympics facility in Lawrenceville, N.J., on a scorching-hot Wednesday with another goal in mind.
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