Images: Photo Gallery: Parris Island Marines, sailors help Beaufort, S.C., area children prepare for Special Olympics [Image 4 of 5]
Photo by Cpl. David Bessey
Pvt. Mario Fajardo, with Basic Marine Platoon, Support Battalion, coaches Eddie Potter during a bowling practice Dec. 4, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Parris Island Marines were among those who volunteered to coach 20 special-needs children during a weekly bowling practice. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island hosted the practices for four weeks as part of an ongoing partnership with Robert Smalls Middle School and Battery Creek High School as the students prepared for the Dec. 20, 2013, bowling match in Bluffton, S.C. Special Olympics is an organization that provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to build physical fitness and confidence. Fajardo, 18, is from Falls Church, Va. Potter, 19, is a student at Battery Creek High School in Beaufort, S.C.
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Date Posted:12.18.2013 07:52
Location:PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US
Hometown:BEAUFORT, SC, US
Hometown:FALLS CHURCH, VA, US