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Carrying the torch

Special Olympics torch to pass through Crook County


April 25, 2019

A tradition since classical times, the Olympic torch represents the light of spirit, knowledge and life, carried to the stadium before each games begin from Olympia in Greece. Since 1981, the symbolism of the torch has been extended to Special Olympics around the world; this May, it will be run through Crook County on its way to the state games in Laramie.

“The Flame will start in Hulett, make its way to Sundance, and then end in Moorcroft,” says Kassie Clements, Adapted Physical Education for Crook County School District.

“From Moorcroft, it will be handed over to Gillette and event...

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