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Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Janis West

Janis West Burnsville - Janis Annette West died peacefully in her group home at 35 Celo Street, Burnsville, NC surrounded by loved ones on Monday, July 25, 2016. Born June 4, 1958, Janis was the daughter of the late Texie West of Mars Hill and Jack West of Leicester. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Etta English; brother, J.R. English; aunts, Lou Yelton, Roxie Quandt, and Delzie Rasmussen. Janis is survived by her loving and devoted brother, Jerry Edwards of Asheville;...
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