• Family Focus: Local summer camp helps children with special needs 'soar'

    By: Allison Latos

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Every year, millions of children across the country head off to summer camp. 

    But, finding a camp that works for everyone can be a challenge. For people with special needs, it can be even more difficult to find a place where they can flourish. 

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    "A lot of our campers in the special needs don't have a summer camp to go to because of the wide range of special needs," Camp Soar Leadership Coordinator Grace Flanagan said. "Having a place where they feel accepted and wanted and cherished and celebrated."

    Watch the video above as Channel 9 learns about a camp right here in Charlotte, where children with special needs can "soar." 

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