Special Olympics Torch arrives on the coast

GULFPORT/BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Special Olympics of Mississippi is holding its State Summer Games in Biloxi this weekend.

To help kick off the festivities, the Special Olympics Torch made its way along Highway 90 through Gulfport and Biloxi Friday morning. The team from Gulfport passed the flame on to the Biloxi runners near Debuys Road.

The opening ceremony takes place Friday night at Keesler Air Force Base.

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