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Cole Sibus is putting his teamwork and endurance skills to good use as one of the stars on the new, ABC hit television show, Stumptown.
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Max Cerver and Greg Kozlowski in an office. Greg is pointing at something off camera.
Teen Wolf star Max Carver visits Special Olympics athletes and employees in Southern California headquarters Long Beach, California.
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Two women and a man stand together with a branded background smiling at the camera.
Lucy Meyer, athlete and spokesperson for the Special Olympics-UNICEF USA Partnership, spoke about the incredible impact of Unified Sports during a panel discussion at the recent LA84 Youth Sports Summit.
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A group of athletes close together posing with thumbs up and the peace sign; athletes are wearing red and white Adidas football uniforms.
On Monday, June 10th, Special Olympics International, in partnership with the United Nations Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations will host a panel discussion at the United Nations in conjunction with the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Male singer playing the piano on the left, male singer on the right along with female assistant speaking into the microphone.
Kodi Lee, a singer and musician from Irvine, CA who is blind and has autism, took to the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday, 28 May. Initially, the judges didn’t know what to think...
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Athlete running in blue Adidas shorts and tank top. His bib reads 430.
For the first time, five Special Olympics athletes from five states around the U.S. have qualified to run in the annual Boston Marathon.
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Dustin Plunkett
Dustin is an athlete leader who served as spokesman and Global Messenger for the 2015 World Games as well as a broadcaster for ESPN.
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She met with members of Congress, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, to advocate on behalf of Special Olympics.
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Rise Up: Highlights of the 2015 World Summer Games
Special Olympics World Games LA2015 aired this during the World Games Closing Ceremonies at LA Coliseum.