July - September 2013 - Claudia Gordon

President Obama and the First Lady to Serve As Honorary Chairs of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Disability, Sports | July 31, 2013

By: Claudia Gordon

The Special Olympics honor a tradition that started more than fifty years ago with a little creativity, a lot of heart, and a big backyard at Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s house. Today, that simple day camp has grown into one of the biggest sporting competitions in the world for people with intellectual disabilities. Here at the White House, we’re already looking forward to the next games.

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