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"I would not be the person I am today without Special Olympics. They are my second family, and they can be yours too!"
|SOMO Career||13 years|
|Tell us about your SOMO experience||Special Olympics has always been there for me. When I needed a pick-me-up for anything emotional, physical, or mental, someone would show up.|
|Anything else to share?||I love to read, write, and play video games. I write books, and have been for over ten years now. I haven’t published anything yet, but I intend to do so if it’s the last thing I do.|
"I love Special Olympics because it gives me an opportunity to assist in a program I believe in."
|Years as a Volunteer||10 years|
|What's your favorite SOMO memory?||Having the opportunity to compete as a Unified Partner for a gold medal during basketball season traveling to Fort Leonard Wood.|
|Anything else to share?||Everybody deserves the chance to participate in physical activity and competitive sports no matter who they are. My advice to the participants would be to have a positive mindset no matter the outcome and just have fun!|
SOMO News & Updates
Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO
Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid pointed to the resilience of Special Olympics athletes, then called on a crowd of some 300 people to “step up and step out” to support Special Olympics Missouri Thursday night at “An Evening With Andy Reid” at Arrowhead Stadium.
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