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Special Olympics brought miles of smiles

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JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Jared Perdue, From North Rowan Middle school, throws the shot put. The Rowan County Special Olympics Spring Games was held at West Rowan High School on Thursday.  Athletes competed in running, walking, throwing, jumping and other games and then awarded ribbons. The athletes started off their day with a parade around the track followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Torch by athlete David Orbinson. Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Mt Ulla, N.C.

JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Jared Perdue, From North Rowan Middle school, throws the shot put. The Rowan County Special Olympics Spring Games was held at West Rowan High School on Thursday. Athletes competed in running, walking, throwing, jumping and other games and then awarded ribbons. The athletes started off their day with a parade around the track followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Torch by athlete David Orbinson. Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Mt Ulla, N.C.

he Rowan County Special Olympics Spring Games were held at West Rowan High School on Thursday. Athletes competed in running, walking, throwing, jumping and other games and then were awarded ribbons. The athletes started off their day with a parade around the track followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Torch by athlete David Orbinson.

JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST South Rowan High school athletes carry their school's banner during the opening ceremony. The Rowan County Special Olympics Spring Games was held at West Rowan High School on Thursday.  Athletes competed in running, walking, throwing, jumping and other games and then awarded ribbons. The athletes started off their day with a parade around the track followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Torch by athlete David Orbinson. Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Mt Ulla, N.C.

JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST South Rowan High school athletes carry their school’s banner during the opening ceremony. The Rowan County Special Olympics Spring Games was held at West Rowan High School on Thursday. Athletes competed in running, walking, throwing, jumping and other games and then awarded ribbons. The athletes started off their day with a parade around the track followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Torch by athlete David Orbinson. Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Mt Ulla, N.C.

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