1,500 athletes, artists participate in 13th annual KSO

Koki Moromi, a special-needs athlete, receives a first-place gold medal from Col. Jeffrey Ullman, 18th Mission Support commander, after placing first in the 200-meter dash event during the Kadena Special Olympics on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 17, 2012. The Kadena Special Olympics is a one-day sporting and entertainment event with more than 1,500 athletes special needs athletes and artists participating in a day of competition, music and special recognition. Some of the events featured this year include: running events, wheelchair events, tennis, basketball, floor hockey demonstration, and many other track and field events. An art exhibit showcasing the artwork of nearly 600 special-needs artists was open for viewing at the Risner Gym throughout the day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Hailey Davis)

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