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Beyond Sochi: Special Olympics transforms lives

The magic of Special Olympics lies in the power and joy of sport to shift focus to what these athletes can do, not what they can’t. Attention to disabilities fades away as the athletes succeed.

On Friday, Feb. 7, the NEA Foundation and Security Benefit Corporation presented Special Olympics with our 2014 Security Benefit Award for Outstanding Service to Public Education.

Want to be inspired? Watch Special Olympics Chairman, Dr. Timothy Shriver’s powerful and heart-warming acceptance speech.



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