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Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.

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Bank of America ad premieres Thanksgiving day featuring Special Olympics

Be sure to tune in to see Bank of America’s brand new ad featuring Special Olympics World Games athlete Chevi Peters of Kansas.

Special Olympics Announces Additions to International Board of Directors and Discusses Strategic Priorities


The Special Olympics International Board of Directors met on 10 November in Washington, D.C. and elected four new members.


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