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Special Olympics at 50

July 10, 2018 – October 17, 2021

Special Olympics at 50

National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC
2nd Floor, Center, Of Note Case

When Eunice Kennedy Shriver began the camp that would grow into the Special Olympics in the 1960s, people with intellectual abilities faced stigma and discrimination. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first International Special Olympics Games through the stories of four accomplished athletes who participated in them.

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