News 8’s Gil Simmons, Alyssa Taglia take part in Special Olympics Torch Run

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News 8's Gil Simmons, Alyssa Taglia take part in Special Olympics Torch Run

The Special Olympics Torch Run got underway in Groton on Wednesday afternoon.

Torchbearers are passing the “Flame of Hope” from town to town.

News 8’s Alyssa Taglia and our Chief Meteorologist Gil Simmons took part in the event.

Watch the video above for more on the torch run.

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