Missouri

Virtual Summer Games 2020 logo.
All Special Olympics Programs are experiencing a new kind of normal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing all to go virtual this year.
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Special Olympics Missouri athlete Arthur Murphy poses with Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid.
On Saturday, April 25, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athlete and SOMO Hall of Famer, Arthur Murphy, of Independence, will be “announcing a pick” during the 2020 NFL Draft.
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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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Photo of the training for life campus for the Special Olympics.
A little after midnight on Thursday, May 23, my wife, our dogs, our hedgehog and I were all hunkered down in our basement in Jefferson City, Missouri, watching the news as a storm moved across the state.
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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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