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South Carolina soccer team overcomes obstacles

July 20, 2010

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Photo by Micah Rhodes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

(Above) Goalie Dominique Dotson of Team South Carolina watches on during a soccer match against Team Nebraska. Dotson and his Special Olympics teammates are deaf, and must use sign language and other special signals to communicate on the field.

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Photo by Micah Rhodes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

South Carolina Assistant Coach Beth Goodenough congratulates her Special Olympics athletes following one of their soccer matches. Goodenough bridges the communication gap between her athletes and the officials, doing a majority of the sign language translation.



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  1. We love you guys! Meeting your team was one of the highlights of our entire week. You guys are Amazing!!!
    Jill, Ass’t Coach of Team Oregon

    Comment by Jill Fummerton — July 24, 2010 @ 9:40 pm

  2. Great job Hornets!!! Your team is full of heart and desire. Thank you so much for the memories. I would love to set up email penpals with my English class and your team.

    Comment by Matt, Soccer Coach Oregon — July 25, 2010 @ 6:56 pm

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