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Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" heads to Summer Games

Posted: Updated: May 24, 2013 10:03 AM
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Law enforcement officers started carrying the Special Olympics torch from Baton Rouge to Hammond Friday morning.

A special ceremony was held on the steps of the Louisiana Capitol to light the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope."

The torch will be carried to the 2013 Special Olympics Louisiana State Summer Games that kickoff Friday night in Hammond.

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