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2020 A Year In Review

Our favorite stories from the year.

We're so proud of the way our community responded to the challenges of 2020. Take a look back at some of our favorite stories from throughout the year.

As part of the NBA All-Star 2020,12 Special Olympics athletes from around the world–including two from Virginia–will be joined by NBA& WNBA players and legends for the ninth annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports® Basketball Game.
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4,000+ members of the Plunger Colony came together to Raise a Record-Breaking $1.350 Million for Special Olympics Virginia at 28th Polar Plunge® Festival.
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On what would've been the weekend of Summer Games, we came together to celebrate our athletes and Virtual Torch Runners. From host Daniel Morales to the lighting of the cauldron, it's not something you'll want to miss.
From restructured resources to freshly inspired Area pages, the new website was designed with ease and accessibility in mind.
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Athlete David Egan Publishes Memoir, More Alike Than Different
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How one family is filling the hole left without Special Olympics practice and in-person competition.
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Athlete Richard Cuevas wants a life just like yours.
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Plane Pull goes virtual in 2020 and features a fitness competition.
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Special Olympics announces this year's list of National Banner Unified Champion Schools.
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