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Haga un regalo, cambie una vida
Special Olympics of North Carolina had changed my life since I moved here in this state and it is almost ten years ago. This is my second hometown.
I was hanging out with a friend and when I came back to my dorm I saw someone wrote the word retard on my whiteboard.
By Megan O'Donnell
Hey, everybody, this is Brad Rice from Greensboro Guilford County in North Carolina. I got started in Special Olympics when I was 8 years old.
I want to tell everybody about the grocery store where I work. This month is my anniversary as a customer service bagger at Harris-Teeter, and I have been recognized by my customer service manager.
In a AQHA show of last year I won a chaps bag that said I was the reserve champion. On January of this year the best thing happened to me. At an award ceremony I got a reserve champion gold buckle. It had my name, my horse's name and two rubies.
Douglas & Jannie Kenyon
My daughter, Kaitlin Bunch, is a Special Needs Middle School teacher at Chowan Middle School in Tyner, NC. She is a very strong advocate of ending the use the of r-word!!
Myron Gavin/Ann Aldrich
On March 4, 2015, HJ MacDonald Middle School-New Bern, NC held its first “Spread the Word to End the Word “ campaign. Hundreds of students committed themselves to showing “Respect for Everyone” by making a pledge to stop using the “R-Word-Retard/Retarded”.
My little brother Jackson was born with Down Syndrome and was later diagnosed with Autism. He is the light I my life. I love him more than anything in this world.
I am Ashley and I have high functioning autism. I was diagnosed with autism at the age of 5. I shared my story about it on ESPN's E:60 "Perfect Victims" episode.
Lea J as he is called, is now 10 yrs. old. He can not communicate with normal people very well with words but he understands everything that is said to him. His knowledge is far from our reach.
Bryan The Game Rogers #8 Special Olympics Volleyball Legend
In my role as a university professor, I get to visit a lot of programs for students with special needs. One of the most popular topics of conversation for these students is their preparation for Special Olympics.
My 27-year-old daughter has been participating in Special Olympics since she was 10. I believe that Special Olympics opens more eyes to the capabilities of the athletes.
When I was younger I was called many things. Many kids in school thought hurting someone was funny and cool. Not me. The words hurt. No matter what was said It was like I was being punched.
Special Olympics North Carolina athlete Tammy Lemmond of Wingate wakes up happy every morning. That is, with a small boost from Pharrell Williams’ popular song “Happy.”
Andrea N Williams
I am currently competing in dressage, a competitive equestrian event, against people who are not intellectually challenged. I compete in a local schooling show and I am causing quite a stir.