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Special Olympics torch to pass through Artesia Monday

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ARTESIA — The Special Olympics New Mexico Summer Games torch will make its way into Artesia Monday as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
According to a release, the run began in 1981 in Wichita, Kans., when Police Chief Richard LaMunyon saw a need to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics. The run was seen as a way to involve local law enforcement with their communities and Special Olympics. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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