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The Blue Devils Special Needs Color Guard, of Concord, performs in the 2014 California Color Guard Circuit Championship at Independence High School in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, March 29, 2014. The group of 18 young adults with disabilities, which received a standing ovation from the audience, performed a flag routine to "Love Shack." Each member was honored with a medal at the end of their presentation. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

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Feeling the love

The Blue Devils Special Needs Color Guard, based in Concord, performs at the 2014 California Color Guard Circuit Championship, above, March 29, in San Jose. The group of 18 young adults with disabilities received a standing ovation for their flag routine, directed by coach Anette Odello and performed to "Love Shack." Members, including Lupita Avela, 22, below left, were each honored with a medal. Bronte Byrne, 17, bottom left, and instructor Alicia Guevara take a selfie prior to the performance.