Alaska's Special Olympics opened Friday with a torch-lighting ceremony at the East High School auditorium, an event reminding those with special needs both on and off the floor to do their best every day. Channel 2 photojournalist Eric Sowl was there to see the Olympic spirit firsthand.
A SPECIAL CELEBRATION IN THE EAST HIGH AUDITORIUM THIS EVENING.
IT'S AN EFFORT TO GIVE SOME EXTRA ENCOURAGEMENT TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
TONIGHT ALASKA'S SPECIAL OLYMPICS KICKS OFF TO REMIND THEM THAT THEY SHOULDN'T BE HELD BACK, AND TO DO THEIR BEST.
AND AS CHANNEL TWO PHOTOJOURNALIST ERIC SOWL SHOWS US, WITH TONIGHT'S TORCH LIGHTING, THE SUMMER GAMES ARE NOW UNDERWAY.