Calabasas resident heads to Special Olympics World Games



ACE PLAYER—Mark Hanson of Calabasas takes a break while playing tennis. He’s in Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympic World Games.

There’s nothing quite as special as winning. While the prestige and accolades may fade, the symbol of victory—the gold medal—will always be a testament to being the best.

Mark Hanson, 32, traveled to the United Arab Emirates this week to participate in the Special Olympic World Games, which will take place March 14 to 21 in Abu Dhabi. A tennis player, Hanson is one...

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