How Special Olympics Uses Sport to Transform Lives

Posted on March 2, 2015 by zenadmin.

One boy, he was able to skate holding my hand, but he would not skate alone. I said, please your legs won’t break, the ice is right here. Please do one step for me.  And then he tried a step.  He smiled and he did it and he took a second step and a third and shouted, ‘I can skate, I can do it alone.’ From this moment he skated alone. And he was able then to learn to read and write. Until this moment he couldn’t. There was a knot in his brain. It’s not only a sport for him it’s important for his life.

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