Special Olympics swim team overflows with joy

SPLISH SPLASH—Brittany Benson helps team member Holden Miller, 8, of Newbury Park at Daland Swim School on April 10. DIANNE AVERY/Acorn Newspapers

Ventura County’s newest swim squad is making a big splash.

Formed in February, the Special Olympics Ventura County chapter swim team is the result of one parent’s efforts to attract more youths to the worldwide organization, which gives individuals with disabilities a chance to compete in sports.

For the past two months, 11 children ages 8 to...

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