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Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX

Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX

An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport was found sleeping on a lawn five miles away Monday afternoon, hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. Sihon Ange Ismael Kone, 15, of the Ivory Coast was found lying in the grass in front of an Inglewood house with his identification hanging by a passer-by, Los Angeles Police Department Cmdr. Dennis Kato said. The teen was tired, but healthy and in good spirits and was reunited with a member of his delegation who stayed behind after he went missing. Airport police initially identified him as "Shion Isimel," though he competed in...

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