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“The Barron County program is like a big family. We help each other during the year. The coaches, teammates and families care about each other.”

After a brief hiatus, we’re back…

Katie M.

“If someone wants to have fun, feel better and make friends, then Special Olympics is the place for them.”

This week we hear from 2018 USA Games athlete Katie Muench from West…

Cynthia B.

“I came from a background growing up where I thought I would end up in the prison system because I was that angry, but SOWI changed my life.”



“Being part of such a great group makes me proud and very happy.”

This week we hear from 2018 USA Games Delegate Rachael Fedor of La Crosse!

How and when did you become…


This week we hear from 2018 USA Games Delegate Michael Poll from Whitefish Bay! When Michael found out he was going to the USA Games, his reaction can only bring…

Steven W.

“The camaraderie you feel when meeting the other athletes, coaches, parents, guardians, and volunteers is like nothing else in the world.”

On this week’s My SOWI Story, we hear from athlete…


“You get to feel good about yourself when you are at the games and know you did your best, even if you didn’t win. Everybody is so nice to you.”



This week we hear from athlete Ryan Dushek from Milwaukee who shares all the ways SOWI has helped him become more courageous!

How and when did you become involved with SOWI?
I was…


“If they are scared or shy, Special Olympics can help them become brave and more outgoing. Everyone will help you. Everyone will accept you.”

This week we hear from Charles “Alex”…


“She was crying, so I gave her my medal so she could celebrate with her family and take pictures.”

This week we hear from athlete Adam Hale from Milton!

How and when did you…

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