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Best Buddies founder finalist for humanitarian award

Daniel Noltemeyer (Source: WAVE 3 News) Daniel Noltemeyer (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An advocate for those with special needs is up for a big recognition.

Daniel Noltemeyer is one of four finalists for The NASCAR Foundation's Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award.

Noltemeyer established Best Buddies Kentucky, an organization that works to promote social inclusion for children and adults with disabilities.

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He said the award would help them expand staff and programs.

Best Buddies has programs across the state and the middle and high school levels, as well as at 11 colleges.

The winner will be determined by online votes over the next two days. To learn more or to place a vote, click here.

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