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Special Olympics spreads smiles through the community


April 25, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Lance Seely of Havre finishes a mile run with a time of 7:24 as Robyn Chaffin, cheers him on during the Special Olympics Great Northern Area Spring Games Wednesday at Havre Middle School.

Wednesday, Special Olympics athletes came from across the area to attend the Special Olympics Great Northern Area Spring Games, competing in track and field events in the morning followed by bowling and a celebratory dance in the evening.

Special Olympics Local Program Coordinator Brandon Berreth said the day went well. The track and field events at Havre Middle school ran smoothly and allowed all the athletes to have fun.

"Just seeing the smiles on all the kids' faces when they went down," he said. "The pure excitement and joy when you call their names when they won a medal, it really ma...

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