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Special Olympics State Summer Games kick off

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Athletes from all over the state are gathering at Emory University this weekend for the Special Olympics Summer Games.

Hundreds of athletes will attend the opening ceremonies Friday night.

One athlete competing in the games is Lauren Potter who plays “Becky” on Glee.

Potter has been involved with the Special Olympics since high school and was recently appointed ambassador for the 2015 Olympic Games.

The Special Olympics oath is: “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

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