For one weekend out of the year, people with physical and intellectual disabilities compete in front of cheering crowds as the stars of the show. For 37 of the past 44 years, TU has made that weekend happen. Below are the stories of a few of those stars–including a blind man who runs track–plus the scoop on the behind-the-scenes action that makes the Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games a reality.
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Photos by Steve Ruark and Pamela Gorsuch