Kester Edwards

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Special Olympics athletes and volunteers huddle together after athletes are awarded medals for their efforts.
Safety. A word often stressed in order to ensure the well-being of a given individual. A word often recognized as a goal for individuals to attain in their attempts to protect those they care for from hazardous situations.
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A group of swimmers in open water. All swimmers have on yellow swim caps with numbers.
The Inaugural Washington DC Sharkfest Swim—taking place in Washington, D.C.'s National Harbor waters on June 23, 2019—is bringing three organizations together to host one fun and inclusive event.
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Athlete holding Special Olympics' promotional Fit Feet shoes signed by Bob Beamon.
Bob Beamon, Olympic Long Jump Record Holders, Helps Fit Athletes with Shoes
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Kester Edwards on the beach speaking in interview wearing a red Special Olympics t-shirt.
At the age of seven, Kester Edwards was run over by a bicycle that put him in a coma for weeks and changed his life forever. For years Kester was taunted and bullied for having an intellectual disability, but he found joy and purpose through sports with Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago.
George Piece (on the left) and Bob Beamon (on the right) speak at the Southside Occupational Academy High School in Chicago. Two athletes are in the background watching George and Bob present the shoes to an audience.
Longtime athlete and Special Olympics employee organizes initiative to address a global need.
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A group of athletes playing bocce on the beach in Trinidad. An audience is forming and officials are conversing. A game of volleyball is being playing in the background.
Fun in the sun was had by all during the 2018 Trinidad & Tobago Beach Games held in Las Cuevas, Trinidad.
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The longtime Special Olympics athlete is a member of the very first class of Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers.
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