These athletes from Families Matter Inc. in Waterville show their enthusiasm as they arrive for the 45th annual Special Olympics Maine Winter Games at Sugarloaf USA on Sunday. The games begin today with alpine and nordic skiing, snowshoeing and skating with the help of coaches and hundreds of volunteers. From left are Ashley Cayouette, Ronnie Hood, Caitlin Killarney, front, Shirley Stevens, Shelly Ambrose and Tiffany Carter.

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