Brooklyn Decker Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics

Actress Brooklyn Decker is in Minneapolis for the Special Olympics, a worldwide movement ushering in a new world of unity, tolerance and respect through the power of athletes and sports.


This year, Special Olympics is celebrating its 50th Anniversary by launching an Inclusion Revolution to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities. Led by the athletes, the revolution will focus on innovating health care and sport opportunities, mobilizing a unified generation of youth, and empowering athletes to lead us into a future of inclusion.

Learn more and get involved by visiting


From July 17-21, 2018, Special Olympics will celebrate its 50th anniversary in Chicago. On the birthday of Special Olympics, July 20, the city of Chicago will light up with a new Eternal "Flame of Hope" that symbolizes a world of welcome and inclusion. A Law Enforcement Torch Run will deliver the Flame of Hope to the celebration. July 21 will catalyze the Inclusion Revolution with a Global Day of Inclusion, featuring a signature event in Chicago and celebrations throughout the world.

Follow them on Twitter @SpecialOlympics, or use the hashtag #InclusionRevolution.

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