Carol Marker

Okeechobee County

I have Autism.

My whole life I struggled with making friends and just communicating with others.

My Dad signed me up for Special Olympics, and in my first year I got a gold medal at State Bowling. In my second year, I earned the silver medal at State Tennis. This gave me courage.

Since then I have made my high school tennis team and I entered a beauty pageant.

Thank you, Special Olympics Florida for helping me grow.

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