Cuban Special Olympics athletes Lilianni Salgado and Darianny Urtado hand off the torch to USA Special Olympics athlete Destiny Sanchez. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Cuban Special Olympics athletes Lilianni Salgado and Darianny Urtado hand off the torch to USA Special Olympics athlete Destiny Sanchez. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

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Special Olympics Polyclinic

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2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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UCLA medical staff provided pre-participation evaluations and urgent care for Special Olympics athletes in clinics hosted by UCLA Health at the Ashe Center.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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