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In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These stories come from all around the world.
Special Olympics Health global partner, The Golisano Foundation, was included in a Forbes’ article listing philanthropists trying to achieve social change in the world. The Golisano Foundation has generously gifted Special Olympics over $25 million USD to grow Special Olympics Health work, including
Georgios Panayides/ Eleni Rossides
I never was someone who openly said the r-word in order to shame or insult another human being. But I would occasionally laugh or join in with a joke.
Athletes from Bucks County along with Unified partners, coaches, family and friends participated in the Rocky Balboa Run.
Nicholls State University women's soccer team hosted a soccer clinic with Special Olympics Louisiana.
Special Olympics Ireland
By Rajah Diouri Sy
Special Olympics staff
Special Olympics Iran
Close to 160 Special Olympics Iran athletes competed in bocce, roller skating and volleyball.
At just 19 years old, Yasmin Neal of Forsyth County is already a seasoned Special Olympics athlete.
CBC Sports Website
CBC Website reported that Hayden's, "incredible endeavours have captured the essence of sport and are at long last being recognized by the country's shrine to athletic pursuit."