A hope for a lasting social impact

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July 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

Today marks the last day of the 2010 Special Olympic National Games in Lincoln. The games were estimated to provide an economic impact of 40 million dollars to the state. On Saturday the athletes will board their planes and vehicles and head back to their home states. But many people throughout the community hope the games leave a lasting impression on the state one that goes beyond economic impact. Clay Masters has our final report on the 2010 Special Olympic Games.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism has been documenting the Special Olympics all week long, their photos and video can be found here

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