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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
Selection Camp, celebration on tap
Two historic events converge Saturday, June 26, at Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Training for Life Campus at 305 Special Olympics Drive in Jefferson City.
We are back! Our COVID-19 Return to Play protocols are still in place.