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March 18, 2013 | SOI General: Headquarters

In Kenya, A Shunned Young Man Becomes a Beloved, Talented Coach

By William Awumey

Thomas Gathu was born in Kenya at a time when children with intellectual disabilities were usually shunned, hidden – or worse. Yet his family saw that he had special gifts. When Thomas found Special Olympics, those gifts became talents.

About William Awumey: Manager, Online Resources
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