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Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]

Last weekend's most impressive buzzer beater and celebration was in Grand Rapids.

17-year-old Special Olympics athlete Walter Alvesteffer hit a buzzer beater then did a flip to pump up the crowd.

Detroit Piston Andre Drummond and former Piston Rick Mahorn have both tweeted about the play and celebration.

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Chicago Polar Plunge 2015
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Lady Gaga Takes the Plunge in Chicago

Lady Gaga and her fiance Taylor Kinney took the plunge over the weekend. No, not marriage. The Polar Plunge in Chicago!

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GVSU Students and Special Olympics Athletes Form Soccer League [Photos]

A group of Grand Valley State University students and Special Olympics of Michigan athletes have formed a soccer league together to help promote social inclusion.

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Polar Plunge in Muskegon Benefits Special Olympics [Video]

When you've had 100 inches of snow and haven't seen 30 degrees in weeks, jumping into a frozen lake doesn't sound like such a bad idea.

Nearly 500 costumed Special Olympics supporters jumped into Muskegon Lake on Saturday.

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Special Olympics Were Special at Calvin College!

If ever there was a moment that you would have one of those "warm and fuzzy" feelings, last Saturday would probably have been it.  It was your chance to spend some time watching some very special people have some of the best fun of their lives.

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