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Extra Special People celebrates 10th anniversary of Big Hearts Pageant

Extra Special People’s Big Hearts Pageant raised funds for its many programs and gave kids with disabilities the opportunity to shine onstage on Feb. 11. More than 2000 people sold out the Classic Center to watch participants show off talents like flag-twirling, guitar-playing, and dancing. Big Hearts is one of ESP’s three biggest events of the year. The event includes a formal banquet and a silent auction as well as the pageant. The auction is supplied by donations from local businesses, and includes items that range from jewelry, to skydiving…

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Extra Special People Summer Camp

Athens, GA–“Teammates” is probably not the first word that comes to mind when you think about Georgia and Georgia Tech. However, that’s exactly what they are today as they reveal their design plans for a summer camp for Extra Special People. Georgia and Georgia Tech students will present their designs to ESP representatives, campers and parents of the campers at the Jackson Street Building from 4-6 p.m. Students from both schools have been working on this summer camp since January. Georgia students created the master and site plans while the…

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