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Special Olympics has competitions, programs and initiatives all around the world, every day of the year. Here's a look at what it's all about.
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Early on, Eunice recognized the need for a platform to reach the larger public and mobilize people of influence around the movement.
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He helped build peace by developing and implementing programs and policies structured to promote long-term, cumulative, peaceable change.
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Eunice strongly encouraged her children to learn and take the most from any activity; all the while reminding them of their responsibility to make a difference and contribute to the world.
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Eunice knew, that to a large extent, presidents, premiers and popes set the agenda for their followers. If you get to the head, you get to the heart.
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Tim Shriver put it best: "If you look at her brothers and sisters and all that they accomplished, no one will stand any higher than my mother."
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Amy standing in front of her father as he gives her advice on the green.
Special Olympics golfer, Amy Bockerstette, who earned a college scholarship to Paradise Valley Community College for golf, was invited to compete in the 19th Annual 2019 ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic. The golf tournament serves as a fundraiser for the V Foundation which provides grants for cancer research and resources for cancer patients.
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Group of seven athletes standing in front of a sign that reads, Changing the world is a contact sport, game on. Some of the athletes are holding Bocce balls.
For the very first time, Special Olympics hosted a Unified Bocce experience at the United Nations.
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