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By Tim Leeds 

Special Olympics Flame of Hope comes to Havre Wednesday

Started next leg headed south toward Bozeman this morning


Last updated 5/4/2023 at 11:49am

Havre Daily News/Christy Bambrough

Law enforcement officers, representatives and supporters on the Montana Special Olympics Torch Run come into Havre Wednesday afternoon. The torch was set to start this morning on the next part of its trip to the 2023 State Summer Games in Bozeman that start with the lighting of cauldron during opening ceremonies set for May 17.

Law enforcement officers came into Havre Wednesday carrying the torch on their leg of the Montana Special Olympics Torch Run.

The run was set to start again this morning, taking the torch, the journey of which started in Wolf Point, south on U.S. Highway 87 toward its final destination at the opening ceremonies of the 2023 State Summer Games in Bozeman May 17.

A release from Special Olympics Montana said the relay has 10 starting points around the state with hundreds of people carrying the "Flame of Hope" more than 2,400 miles, where the arrival and lighting of the cauldron will officia...

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