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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.

World Games Expand the Movement

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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The Life of Sargent Shriver

He helped build peace by developing and implementing programs and policies structured to promote long-term, cumulative, peaceable change.
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The Shriver Family

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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A Global Leader Advocating around the World

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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Eunice Kennedy Shriver's Awards & Recognitions

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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Meet Some of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Community

Special Olympics Young Athletes gives children, with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 the opportunity to benefit from physical moment. Currently, more than 440,000 children and their families enjoy sport and play together while building community.
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Special Olympics Athlete Amy Bockerstette Hits the Links at the ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic

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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Special Olympics Athletes at the UN

For the very first time, Special Olympics hosted a Unified Bocce experience at the United Nations.
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