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2022 USA Games

Special Olympics Nebraska Athlete Takes on Capitol Hill Ahead of Sargent Shriver Global Messenger Term

Throughout Washington D.C., Special Olympics athletes, Unified partners, and staff from 47 states and the District of Columbia are meeting with members of Congress to advocate for the continuance of funding for the movement’s life-changing work in education and health.
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Ke’Shaun Tillman Finds his Place in Sports Photography with Help from Mentor

On the campus of North Carolina State University, Erin Johnston and Ke’Shaun Tillman formed an unlikely friendship.
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Beth Meyer Finds Joy in Achieving Long-Time Dream of Competing at USA Games

It was a full-circle moment for Beth Meyer. The swimmer has competed for Special Olympics Ohio since 1990 but had never participated in the USA Games, the organization’s biggest domestic competition. But 2022 happened to be her year.
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2022 USA Games Reflection

After more than two long years of separation due to Covid-19, what better place to be able to bring over 5500 athletes together for in-person competition but the Happiest Place on Earth – Disney World!! I’m not even sure I can describe this week, but I will do my best.
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My USA Games Experience

My time at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games was a magical and impactful experience. My role as a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger (SSIGM) was as an honored guest. During my time at USA Games in Orlando, Florida, I had an audible part in the Opening Ceremony, co-led an introduction to Unified Leadership training, and had fun at Disney’s Animal and Magic Kingdoms, just to name a few of my most memorable USA Games moments.
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Special Olympics New Hampshire Athlete Becky May Makes Impact in Fundraising and Basketball

In her 40’s and with nearly four decades of experience in various disciplines, May hopes to be a role model for the younger generation and new athletes in many ways.
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Special Olympics Champion Ambassador Victoria Arlen Takes On Inclusion Revolution Radio

Host Novie Craven interviews Special Olympics Champion Ambassador, television host, motivational speaker and author, Victoria Arlen to the show.
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FanSided Highlights Special Olympics Diligence on Health Care

The following is an excerpt from the article titled Special Olympics Puts a Special Focus on Health Care published by FanSided.
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Unified Competition: I Learned It’s All About Skills, Fellowship and Understanding

The oath that Special Olympics athletes recite at competitions large and small is brief and sincere: “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”
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