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LAFAYETTE, La. -

Some Acadiana athletes are getting help paying for their games throughout the year.

Local Special Olympics advocates hosted a shrimp boil fundraiser today at the Robicheaux Center in Lafayette.

All proceeds from today's event will go toward Special Olympics in Acadiana to make sure the games stay free.

"These great athletes I'm with here today for their activity so they can travel around, participate in Special Olympics at no cost to them or their families," said Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser. 

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