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Ellen Anderson is living proof that answering a call for volunteers can lead to a worldwide movement.

“In 1998, the dental school* was doing screenings at Special Smiles,” said Anderson, an associate professor of physical therapy at Rutgers School of Health Related Professions. 572 more words

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I had the opportunity to create an event poster for the Special Olympics summer invitational games in Los Angeles.

They wanted something that would stand out. 11 more words


Growing Young Athletes

Over the past few months nearly 1,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities between the ages of 2 and 7 have participated in Special Olympics Massachusetts’ Young Athletes™ events throughout the state.  204 more words

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Tyechia Luster: The Heart of a Champion

Albany native PowerWorks team member Tyechia Luster recently competed at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Find out how she did:

Like any true champion, Tyechia has an internal drive that just won’t quit. 288 more words

An experience I will never forget

When Special Olympics athlete Anthony (Trey) Marabella found out the nominees chosen to the represent Massachusetts at the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles, he wanted to share his own experience going to the Special Olympics USA (National) Games in Lincoln, Nebraska in 2010.   273 more words

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Kate Gosselin Allegedly Drops The R-Bomb In Disrespectful Email, Calls Mother's Multiples Group 'Retarded'

In another email allegedly written by Kate Gosselin, tell-all book author Robert Hoffman claims the reality TV queen used the offensive term “retarded” — and RadarOnline.com has all the exclusive details. 400 more words

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Yelp's Taste of the South Benefitting The Special Olympics of Greater Memphis

I recently experienced another first, and that was attending a Yelp party. This particular party was in down town Memphis in a very unique building. There was a live band and samplings from some of the best places to eat in Memphis.  103 more words