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Diaw Diop: Life is special | Conversations With My Hero

Musical artist and Special Olympics Senegal Ambassador Diaw Diop shares his story of inclusion with youth leader Khadidiatou Niang. Join us in learning how Inclusion Works!

“You learn that life is special, that life offers us the opportunity to interact with children who would ordinarily be relegated to the background in our societies. With Special Olympics, one discovers the magic of children, the opportunities, their ability to adapt and become extraordinary beings. We learn. We are constantly learning with Special Olympics, and the impact this has had on me is that it has made me a better human and has inspired me to seek humanity. With Special Olympics, we gain!”

Conversations With My Hero


A series of video interviews between youth leaders in Africa Region and their personal heroes showcase the best of inclusion across society, from the sports field to the classroom, the work place and even the performance stage. Find out more

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