Hanna standing for a professional photo wearing a red long sleeve Special Olympics polo.

Hanna Joy Atkinson

Hanna Joy Atkinson at age 24 is a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger. She was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado where at the age of two, she was diagnosed with leukemia and her first fight began. After beating cancer, she found her love of skiing and started competing on the slopes with Special Olympics Colorado at the age of 13. From there, she joined Unified basketball, swimming, and cycling.
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