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Siblings

Siblings of Special Olympics athletes speak passionately about inclusion.
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Special Olympics Global Ambassador Joe Haden Speaks to Today Show About Inspiration from His Brother
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Cairo student Farah, whose sister Hana has intellectual disability, aims to spread inclusion at her university and within her community through Special Olympics Unified activities.
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In Brazil, Play Unified: Learn Unified has helped bridge the gap between brothers Samuel and Fabio, who have had vastly different educational and social experiences.
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Family members reflect on how Special Olympics improved Betty Sue and her family's lives.
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Every year, we have high hopes for the next year to be better than the next year, but 2020 was a whole different story.
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In an article for The Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness, 2020 Social Connectedness Fellow at Special Olympics Olivia Najdovski explains unique challenges faced by siblings of people with intellectual disabilities face and explores solutions.
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The United Nations began celebrating the International Day of Families to recognize the role that families play in social development. This year, we hear from two young people in Zimbabwe who are spreading awareness about the importance of Special Olympics to the families of athletes.
We have so much to learn from one another. My sister Anastasia has Down Syndrome. When she was born, I remember my parents telling me that I have a special sister and that it was my duty to love and care for her.
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As we celebrate the International Day of Families we thank all of the families that support the Special Olympics.
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