Sunday, April 24, 2011

Special Olympian Aims for Gold in Athens

GILBERT, Ariz. — Alexander Hayes doesn't like to lose.
So when the 24-year-old Special Olympics athlete heads to the summer games in Athens, Greece, June 24-July 4 this summer, he plans to win the gold.
Nothing else will do.
That isn't really surprising because most autistic children — and adults — have an usually tough time with not winning.

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