Simon earns prize money in local running competitions to help supplement his mother’s $40 a month wage that supports her four children.Test Video Credit: DW
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Young people from around the globe with and without intellectual disabilities are coming together at the SOGenUin Summit as part of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games with one goal - to change the world.
Posted on 2015-07-23 by Natalie
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