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We founded Spread the Word to End the Word in 2009 with an audacious belief, a plain observation, an urgent goal, and an ambitious plan.
Special Olympics athletes are world-class athletes and leaders. Join them in the #InclusionRevolution to create a fully inclusive world.
Stories of Special Olympics Athletes Leadership from Around the World.
Special Olympics offers many ways to take part. There are short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities, the option of playing Unified Sports and to become a Special Olympics athlete.
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Our Reach
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103,540
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174
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