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February 26, 2014 | North America: Florida

My Life with Special Olympics

By elan geffen

I started Special Olympics at 8 years old in New Jersey. I did track, bowling and other sports. When I was in New Jersey, I made lots of friends that are special like all of us. In 2009 I moved to Florida to be with my family. I joined Special Olympics Palm Beach County. When I first joined I was only an athlete of Palm Beach County Special Olympics. Now I have been an athlete leader for one year, and now I am a head bowling coach for the Extreme Team Boca. I am also a softball athlete and basketball athlete.

About elan geffen: I am Geffen. I'm 29 years old. I volunteer not only for special Olympics but I am active with BROWARD COUNTY FIRE RESCUE DEERFIELD BEACH CERT AND BOCA RATON CERT. which stands for COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM WE ARE A FIRE REHAB UNIT THAT RESPONDS TO ALL DISASTERS LIKE HURRICANES ,FIRES,POLICE AND EMS SUPORT DISASTER RESPONSE.AND PART OF THE US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FOR BOCA RATON.
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