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Stay up to date: 2019 Special Olympics World Games

From left: Chuck Dellinger - bowling coach; AJ Spaeth - athletics; Bryan Henry - swimming; Erykah Culbertson - athletics; James Price - bocce coach; Vince Powierski - golf coach; Jonathan Willis - swimming; Jake Harkey - cycling coach

Phil Smith carries the Flame of Hope

Law enforcement officers and athletes from across the globe have been carrying the Flame of Hope across the United Arab Emirates in preparation for the Opening Ceremony on March 14.

Representing North Carolina in the Final Leg is Phil Smith of Chapel Hill Police Department, who is a longtime volunteer for the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run!

North Carolina athletes will be competing in swimming and athletics during the 2019 World Games!

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