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February 26, 2013 | SOI General: Headquarters

Washington Post: The Special Olympics of Joy

By Mandy Murphy

Please take a few minutes of your day to read this great opinion piece from the Washington Post on the power of Special Olympics and specifically of Unified Sports, including such powerful comments as: "Viewing the intellectually disabled as athletes has aided a civil rights revolution — changing both individual lives and social perceptions. And Special Olympics is carrying that revolution to a global scale."

About Mandy Murphy: I'm Mandy, Senior Manager of Media and Public Awareness for Special Olympics. I work at the global headquarters for Special Olympics and coordinate with our seven offices around the world to share all of the exciting stories and news going on with Special Olympics worldwide!

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