Nelson Mandela Speaks at Games
In Praise of the Human Spirit
"Few things in life could have given me greater pleasure or brought me more honor than to be associated with the Special Olympics," said Nelson Mandela at the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dublin. "I regard myself privileged to be here on this occasion. Special Olympics is a testament to the indestructibility of the human spirit." Mandela was introduced by Bono of the rock group U2.