50th Anniversary

Two presenters on stage speaking to an audience with America football and Special Olympics materials displayed on the stage.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosted a “Cities of Inclusion” Summit to create a vision for Philadelphia as an inclusive city. 
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Photo of the Special Olympics 50 exhibit at the Smithsonian featuring Loretta Claiborne, Lee Dockins, Marty Sheets and Ricardo Thornton.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC is extending its “Special Olympics at 50” display showcasing five decades of Special Olympics!
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Joe Haden coaches athletes during the unified flag football at Zayed Sports City during the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi on March 16, 2019.
The 2019 NFL Draft will usher in a new crop of elite athletes that will develop into future leader of their respective teams and communities.
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Soccer players (footballers) in two rows (front row keeled down and back row standing) from all different unified teams outside in front of the keepers net in a group photo.
Unified Soccer Exchange Program promotes social inclusion, highlighted by East vs. West Unified All-Star Showcase in Orlando.
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Athletes working out and following the instructions of a volunteer instructor while stretching out in a gym.
For 22 years, Special Olympics has incorporated health programming and trained people to use their skills to provide free health screenings for athletes in more than 135 countries.
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Ruaumoko Pukepuke bouncing a basketball on a court.
The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be Ruaumoko’s first-ever World Games.
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Two people illustrating artistic visual notes on a large drawing board.
In March 2019, our Global Youth Leadership Summit will bring together unified young leaders of the Special Olympics movement to mold a new 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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Tim Shriver & Hallie Biden signing 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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Hamad on he field clapping watching something off in the distance and smiling. He has on a red jersey and a black long sleep undershirt.
#MeetHamad: Hamad’s story is about the power of determination and true sportsmanship.
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