Special Olympics World Summer Games - Los Angeles 2015

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Los Angeles 2015

In a city full of movie stars and all-stars, our athletes will be the stars. Los Angeles will provide the global stage upon which they will demonstrate their courage, determination and joy.

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Special Olympics will hold the world's largest sports and humanitarian event in the world capital for media and entertainment in 2015, uniting the world through sports in a collaboration of the abilities and accomplishments of people with intellectual disabilities and forming a new global vision of acceptance.

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The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games is under the leadership of talented men and women who are accomplished in their own fields, committed to their community and passionate about the vision of the Special Olympics movement.

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"Let me win.  But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." - Athlete Oath

Special Olympics athletes repeat this oath at over 50,000 events per year. The signature event is the World Games.

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About Los Angeles

When you think of Los Angeles, you think of show business. This is the land of movie studios, impossibly rich stars, surfers, valet parking, and shopping on Rodeo Drive. However, there is also a rich history in this sun-drenched city that stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the downtown skyscrapers and beyond.

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