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Whitmer High School students Kevin Reau, 15, left, and Derrick Hurst, 18, running first and second in the 100m. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Whitmer High School student Trenton Ford, 17, on his way to the medals table. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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WLS superintendent Patrick Hickey, left, watches as his son Noah Hickey, 14, a student at Jefferson Junior High, finishes first in the 100m race. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Whitmer student Adam McCree, 16, crosses first in the 50M. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Idelisse Rivera, left, congratulates her son Cadiel Santana, 6, a student at Hiawatha Elementary, after he raced in the 25 m event. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Bailey Kurdys, a student at Washington Junior High, left, coaches Trey Prentice, 9, of Jackman E.S., and Antoinette Cobbler, a Whitmer High junior and member of the track and field team coaches Cadiel (cq) Santana, 6, a student at Hiawatha E.S., before the 25 meter race. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Bailey Kurdys, a student at Washington Junior High, left, coaches Trey Prentice, 9, of Jackman E.S., and Antoinette Cobbler, a Whitmer High junior and member of the track and field team coaches Cadiel (cq) Santana, 6, a student at Hiawatha E.S., brfore the 25m event. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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WLS superintendent Patrick Hickey, left, congratulates his son Noah Hickey, after placing first in his 200M heat. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Event organizers Catie Riker, special education teacher, left, and Racheal Novak associate principal at Whitmer H.S., before the event. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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A crowd cheers as the racers in the 200 meter approach the finish line. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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The medal the athletes receive. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Whitmer High School student Derrick Hurst, 18, running in the 100m. Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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Washington Local Schools (WLS) is holding its first Infinite Opportunity Olympics at Whitmer High School's Memorial Stadium in Toledo, Ohio on May 5, 2012. In the games, WLS students with disabilities compete against each other in track and field events. Members of the Whitmer High School Girls' Track team are paired with the participants to serves as guides/mentors/coaches and to assist on wheelchair events.

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