The importance of inclusion when celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics

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Timothy Shriver accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on behalf of his late mother, Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Pete McMurray speaks with the chairman of the Special Olympics, Tim Shriver, to discuss the 50th Anniversary celebration being held in Chicago July 17-21. Tim shares details about various events and ceremonies that are set to take place including the Torch Run, Global Day of Inclusion Festival, and an amazing concert line-up featuring Chicago’s very own Chance The Rapper!

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