Special Olympics benefit athletes in more ways than one

Special Olympics benefit athletes in more ways than one

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(WJBK) - Special Olympics is about athletes competing and changing attitudes at the same time. The benefit of the sport goes way beyond the games.

No matter what sports they are playing, the goal of Special Olympics is to give children and adults with intellectual disabilities a sense of confidence both on and off the field.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to hear from some athletes competing in the USA Games

The Special Olympics 2014 USA Games are in New Jersey June 14 - 21.
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