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Special Olympics torch carried through Meridian

Jaycie Collins holds the Special Olympic torch
Jaycie Collins holds the Special Olympic torch(Lauderdale County Sheriff's Dept.)
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 5:01 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Dozens of first responders took part in the Special Olympic torch run Tuesday morning.

They paraded the “Flame of Hope” from Dumont Plaza all the way to College Park.

Members from the Air Guard Base, Meridian Fire Department, Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department, National Association of School Resource Officers and others participated in the two-mile ride.

Jaycie Collins was also in Meridian for the run. Collins won a gold medal in the last state games. She will also be going to nationals next year in Orlando

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