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September 24, 2012 | North America: New York

Angel meets the athletes!

By Kathy Johnson

Angel at the CGI

Zhao Chun Li, "Angel" is a young woman from Yangshuo, China who is attending the Clinton Global Initiative for the first time. She is representing Ginkgo Academy, which has a Commitment to Action to Action with CGI. The Commitment to Action is to build a model, bi-lingual inclusive school in China. During her participation at the CGI Annual Meeting, Angel is also learning more about other programs for individuals with disabilities. She was able to hear the speech by one of the special athletes who spoke about the Special Olympics and the opportunities for improving the health of athletes who participate in the games globally. She was able to meet Tim Shriver, who shared about Special Olympics in China, and other athletes who participated in the announcement of the Commitment to Action of the Special Olympics by President Clinton. Angels's husband, En Yao Mo, and Dr. Kathy Johnson, are participating in the CGI Annual Meetings with Angel.

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