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Special Olympics Illinois has many stories, some will inspire you and others might touch your heart, but all highlight how Special Olympics Illinois is in the business of transforming lives. On this page we have compiled some of the most compelling stories from this year as told by our athletes, volunteers, coaches, families and staff. You can be a part of this ongoing story by submitting to us how Special Olympics Illinois has transformed your life!

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Transforming Lives

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By Cherese Spears, Oswego Police ...

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Athlete Taylor Reidel, 24, of ...

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Last year, the Darling Ducklings ...

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By Chris Soderland - Crestwood, ...

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Chad M. Rollins of Belleville ...

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Stacey Metheney Named Coach of ...

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Special Olympics to Unite the USA in First-Ever Unified Relay Across America Presented By Bank Of America
Hitting Every State Over 46 ...

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Special Olympics Illinois Celebrates Everyday Heroes in Central Illinois
Special Olympics Illinois recognized its ...

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SOILL Athletes to Hit the Courts at State Tennis Tournament in Frankfort
NORMAL, Ill. – More than ...

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Special Olympics Illinois to be ...

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By Jim Corrigan, Chairman of ...

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The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch ...

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Area News – April 2015
Area 2 Athlete Awarded 'Honorary Maestro' ...

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Area News – December 2015
Area 1 Kick Off the Holidays ...

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Central Illinois Walgreens Stores to Raise Money for Special Olympics Illinois
From Sept. 1-14, Walgreens locations ...

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GE is one of the ...

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Organizational Updates

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The Illinois Lottery and Special ...

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Special Olympics Illinois has a very ...

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Family Engagement Initiative – Key to Athletes’ Success
By Dave Breen, President & ...

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An Example of the Power of Special Olympics to Bring People Together for Good
By Dave Breen, President & ...

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Concussion Awareness & Safety Recognition Policy Implemented
In December 2014, Special Olympics ...

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