With the eyes of the world on the Tokyo Olympics, FOX4 is introducing you to the many inspiring athletes, coaches and volunteers involved with Special Olympics Missouri.
Special Olympics Missouri is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
And while the athletic competition is fierce, Special Olympics has always been about much more than sports. For decades it’s been a beacon, shining a light on the importance of human dignity.
Watch the full story in the video player above.