Torch run for Special Olympics Texas Summer Games

HOUSTON - Houston-area law enforcement officers gathered at Bellaire City Hall Wednesday to kick off the annual Flame of Hope torch run for Texas' Special Olympics.

The one-mile ceremonial run started at 8:30 a.m. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the Special Olympics Texas Summer Games.

More than 3,000 athletes from across the state are expected to participate in the competition.

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