My poor 10 year old, Corrado, was sicky bad today I really felt sorry for him and wished I could take it all away – he is bunged with the cold and it’s not something he normally suffers from. 590 more words
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Every New Year’s Day, brave New Englanders make their way down to the beach for the Special Olympics of Rhode Island’s annual Penguin Plunge! This fun event is not only entertaining but the proceeds go to support programming and activities of the SORI!
Did you know that Nelson Mandela was not only a hero of democracy, but he was a champion of people with disabilities? As I began reading about Nelson Mandela following his passing, I learned that when he left his role as president of South Africa he became a spokesperson for the Special Olympics. 286 more words
After becoming President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela also became a supporter of Special Olympics.
Mandela, along with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Foundation, worked with Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Special Olympics to reach out to people with intellectual disabilities and their families as well. 126 more words
As the gates barring us entrance to the farm swing toward us Justin is uncharacteristically quiet, rocking contentedly in the backseat to a muted Springsteen singing “Santa Claus is coming to Town.” It’s appropriate that Sirius is playing this particular tune as the property we’re entering is near to the Boss’s expansive farm, and I briefly wonder if he’s ever visited here, and what my son would make of him if he did. 883 more words
On behalf of Special Olympics Windsor and the Marlins Swim Team, we would like to extend a special thank you to the Windsor Professional Firefighter’s Benefit Fund for their generous support of our swim program. 158 more words