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In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These news stories come from all around the world.
John C. McGinley's professional head shot. He's resting his hand on his head and leaning into the photo on his elbows. He has on a blue thermal shirt.
On Friday, November 30th Special Olympics D.C. hosted its 34th Night of Trees Fundraising Gala.
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Abu Dhabi representatives and a Kenya athletes family speak together in a house. On the left are two representatives from Abu Dhabi and a young athlete and on the right are four family members.
With the recent addition of 22 nations, the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games will be hosting the largest amount of nations in history.
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Dan talking with a host while he receives the news of becoming an International Global Ambassador. There is a congratulations cake on the desk.
On a cool midsummer evening, I sat to the right of my mom just behind the mosh pit at the Northerly Island pavilion in Chicago during the 50th Anniversary Concert for Special Olympics.
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George Bush hugging Loretta Claiborne at the White House
President George H.W. Bush will be forever celebrated and memorialized by people with disabilities for his signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990.
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Kalin Bennett standing in the gymnasium looking off into the distance with a smile on his face. He's in a black Nike hoodie; blue bleachers and stairs are in the background.
Kalin Bennett is an incoming student to Kent State University recruited to play for the university’s NCAA Division 1 basketball team. It will make him the first student-athlete with autism recruited to play for the school.
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Special Olympics Chairman, Tim Shriver & Hallie Biden of the Beau Biden Foundation sign the Memorandum of Understanding.
Operation Safeguard, a new initiative to advance and strengthen the protection of people with intellectual disabilities from physical and sexual abuse.
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Baker Mayfield warming up; he's in a yellow hoody, a gray Browns hat, with head phones on while throwing a pass with a(n) (American) football.
Through a partnership with Barstool Sports, Baker Mayfield will sell a collection of T-Shirts & sweatshirts—with 100 percent of the proceeds to be donated to the Special Olympics in the greater Cleveland area.
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SG Speaking and panel of two men and one women looking on at him.
Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the Unites States presented with Special Olympics at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Diego!
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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah poses for a selfie with two Special Olympics Abu Dhabi athletes.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, led hundreds of people from across the UAE in a Walk Unified event.
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The Supreme Court should block the execution of a Texas man with intellectual disability—again, a Los Angeles Times op-ed by Timothy Shriver.
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Athletes, representatives, and friends gather together in a group in front of the World Tennis Invitational sign for a group photo. Every is wearing a white and red or red polo shirt.
The five-day event, hosted in the Dominican Republic was the largest unified tennis event held globally.
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Full group including WWE star, athletes, and volunteers on the court posing for a group photo in front of a WWE and Special Olympics backdrop.
“Because when WWE and Special Olympics get together, WE GET HYPED!”
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