Special Olympics bring New Jersey athletes to the games

Athletes from across the country are in New

Athletes from across the country are in New Jersey this week for the Special Olympics national competition. (June 17, 2014 8:13 PM)

Athletes from across the country are in New Jersey this week for the Special Olympics national competition.

Alyssa Sims is seizing her moment in the Special Olympics. "I love gymnastics," she says. "I love the feeling of it. I feel alive when I do it."

She beat the odds to even be here, says her mom Renee Herriott. "She was a pound, 13 ounces when she was born. She had a brain bleed...

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