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Inspiration Walk continues to pay off for a good cause

I have done the Inspiration Walk at Centennial Park several times over the years, but I never realized how successful it has been at raising funds for the Special Olympics of Howard County program until now. Since 2002, the Inspiration Walk has raised $900,000 and that number really wowed me. Recall that this was the same program that became inactive in 1998, and some felt that it would become another great but doomed program. Through a lot of grit and determination, the Howard County Special Olympics program — which now offers an incredible 19 sports programs — survived and has become one of the great feel-good programs in the state of Maryland. The money raised by the...