ODESSA, Texas — A special group of West Texans hit the pavement early Saturday morning for a great cause.

The 5th annual Buddy Walk, hosted by the Permian Basin Chapter of 21 Dreams Down Syndrome Association.

Seven teams honoring a child with down syndrome walked around the mission fitness campus.

Organizers say they host the walk every year to raise awareness that people living with an extra chromosome can live a life without limits.

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