Special Olympics!

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Enjoying  emceeing celebration of athletes at Montgomery County Special Olympics annual awards and dinner in Blue Bell!

Thumbs Up for the Media

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Overlooking the media filing center inside the PA Conv. Center a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis gives a thumbs up to media from here and throughout the the world. The WMOF is gathering for the 8th time and the first in the U.S. The meeting officially begins tomorrow and runs through Friday.  Pope Francis leaves Cuba for Washington, D.C., NY, and then Philadelphia, arriving in Philadelphia Saturday. 

Ready to Go

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Outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a line of motorcycles from law enforcement throughout the region for the World Meeting of Families.

Pilgrims Have Landed!

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Thousands of pilgrims to the World Meeting of Families are arriving at the PA Conv. Center.

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My friend Jocelyn is spreading the news.

The media stage is set.

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A look at the press filing center before the crush of reporters and photographers. Several thousand media members are expected this week for the World Meeting of Families and the Pope’s weekend visit. The Meeting officially takes place tomorrow through Friday, capped by Pope Francis’ Saturday and Sunday visit.

World Meeting of Families

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The 8th World Meeting of Families formally gets underway tomorrow in Philadelphia. But media and some delegates are checking in already inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center.