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Though she's since learned that a distant aunt was once a participant in Special Olympics, Röhm tells Yahoo Life that what drew her to the movement and its year-round programs was both its empowerment of athletes with intellectual disabilities and its guiding principles.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Drew McIntyre on Working with Special Olympics: ‘The Positivity and Enthusiasm Has Changed My Life’ published by Sports Illustrated.
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“It has definitely inspired me from a stand point of, the word I’ve been using, Willie, is ‘proximity.’ Proximity allows me to move from passive sympathy to active empathy.”
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This is an excerpt from the article titled Watch Special Olympics Athlete Get Surprised by Montell Jordan with News She'll Compete at USA Games published by People.com.
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People Reports on newest Special Olympics Global Ambassador, Charles Melton.
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Learn about the Special Olympics jump rope challenge.
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NFL Player Harrison Phillips Surprises Special Olympics New York Athlete Jacob Babcock.
One of Special Olympics’ newest Champion Ambassadors is also one of the youngest. In many ways, Lily D Moore is a typical teen who enjoys cooking, cheerleading and experimenting with make-up and hairstyles. But as an actress with Down syndrome, she is breaking stereotypes playing Rebecca on the Netflix series Never Have I Ever.
Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras and New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres express their excitement about being named Global Ambassadors with Special Olympics athletes during Zoom call.
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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.
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