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Buddy system at work at Edison High track meet

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From right, instructional aide Sydney Markey, special abilities athlete Amy Gauss and coach Lindsay Powley participate in a 100-meter dash during a Special Abilities Cluster track and field competition at Edison High School on Friday.

 (Kevin Chang / HB Independent)
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Dennis Shepherd greets his daughter Alyssa Spinning-Shepard after she participated in a 50-meter dash during a Special Abilities Cluster track and field competition at Edison High School on Friday.  (Kevin Chang / Kevin Chang | HB Independent)
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Special abilities athletes compete during a Special Abilities Cluster track and field competition at Edison High School on Friday.  (Kevin Chang / Kevin Chang | HB Independent)
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Special abilities wheelchair athletes gather before the start of a Special Abilities Cluster track and field competition at Edison High School on Friday.

 (Kevin Chang / Kevin Chang | HB Independent)
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