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Updated: 04/20/2017 08:30:01AM

Carrying the torch for Special Olympics

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PHOTOS BY PRISCILLA MCDANIEL

Every member of the DeSoto law enforcement community who participated in Tuesday's Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida gathered in front of the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office building prior to the event.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILLA MCDANIEL

The Law Enforcement Torch Run begins with Officer Rangel carrying the torch.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILA MCDANIEL

As the run continued, the torch was passed to members of the different law enforcement agencies particpating in the event.

Carrying the torch for Special Olympics

PHOTO BY PRISCILLA MCDANIEL

Sheriff Jim Potter and members of his office participated in Tuesday's Law Enforcement Torch Run. The annual event helps raise money for Special Olympics Florida. For more photos, turn to page 12.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILLA MCDANIEL

These members of the Corrections Department took time out of their day to participate in Tuesday's Torch Run.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILLA MCDANIEL

Andrew Proudfit and Maj. Johnny Morales pause for a photo before the torch run.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILA MCDANIEL

Runners received a special escort from the law enforcement community.

PHOTOS BY PRISCILA MCDANIEL

Although tired from their run, participants went back to escort the last runner to the end of the course.

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