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04/26/11 — Wayne Special Olympian bowlers reach nationals

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Wayne Special Olympian bowlers reach nationals

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on April 26, 2011 1:46 PM

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Emily Crawford, left, and Alan Jenkins bowl in tandem during a practice round at Boulevard Lanes. The duo -- he with Special Olympics Wayne County, she a volunteer who became his partner -- competed at the national competition in Reno, Nev., recently. Special Olympics introduced Project Unity this year, pairing a Special Olympian with a non-Special Olympics athlete.

Special Olympics Wayne County has had its first unified bowling team attend a national competition. For years, the organization has operated an impressive program that prepares athletes to compete locally right up to state, national and worldwide events. This year,...

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