“I figured if my story could change a person’s mind about another person, or especially a child’s mind about another child, then it was the right thing to do,” – Loretta Claiborne

Yesterday I attended the Special Olympics annual “Summer Games” event. Attendees came together to celebrate with the 1,100 courageous athletes who were competing!

I wanted to post this TED talk in honor of this weekend.

Special Olympian and inspiring speaker, Loretta Claiborne, stands in for Tim Shriver (CEO of SO) and stands up for people with disabilities. He told Loretta that she was the right person to give this talk, and he was right. She speaks fearlessly from her heart! Special Olympics gave her a voice and a platform to spread the message of inclusion and civil rights for people with intellectual disabilities.

Check it out and share it!


About emilyrosemoore

I am just a girl who's trying to change the world by touching one heart at a time.
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