Boothwyn man returns from Special Olympics as medal winner

    A 47-year-old Boothwyn man didn’t return home empty handed, winning a bronze and a silver medal in the 13th Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

    In a story from the Daily Times, Glenn Jones returned home earlier this month after winning the bronze medal in singles tennis and a silver medal in mixed-doubles tennis.

    According to the report, Jones has participated in Special Olympics events for the past 18 years, however, this was his first World Games.

    Jones works as a kitchen aide in the Chichester High School cafeteria and was given a week off to meet his coaches and train in California, according to the Daily Times.

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    This year’s games wrapped up earlier this month.  The Special Olympics are held every two years, alternating from summer and winter events.

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