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January 06, 2014 | Africa: Namibia

Amazing Adventure

By Melanie Van Wyk

Melanie, a Special Olympics Namibia athlete, explained that Camp Shriver was an amazing adventure. “The camp was nice, we learned a lot of things, we made new friends, our buddies were amazing & we worked together very well. During the Camp, we also learned about Eunice Kennedy Shriver and how she started Special Olympics. The camp made me happy, because I was given the opportunity to make new friends and learn basketball. The camp has encouraged me to go out and talk more about Special Olympics, tell people how we can live together even if we are different and how they can get involved”. Thank You

About Melanie Van Wyk: My name is Melanie and I am a Special Olympics athlete. I have been involves in the program for more than 5 years now. I love special Olympics because it changed my life.

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