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Roseau Special Olympians Get Beautiful Send Off

by Jeff Olsen

They didn't board a bus and leave town unnoticed.

"We had a walk through the entire school with the band escorting us. All the students were lined up in the hallways during the walk through," said Mr. Josh Weckman.

These Special Olympians were smiling like it was Christmas in May.

"We went south on 89 past Polaris. We always like to wave to whoever is outside Polaris. They usually come out to wave."

The Special Olympians were thrilled to leave school a week ago Wednesday morning with a Roseau cop car and a Roseau fire truck leading them out of town with sirens blaring as they set...


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