Malika Ait-Mohammed Parent: 'We Are Unstoppable'
Huffington Post Sports - about 5 years
Last week, I was part of something special -- something more special even than my quotidian role as Under Secretary General at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. I was a guest of honor at the Special Olympics World Summit 2013 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
My very first encounter was with a group of passionate Summit volunteers. I was struck by their enthusiasm. It reminded me of the strength and unique inspiration that I see in the many Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers I meet around the world. A volunteer can welcome and inspire others, especially ones as committed as those at the Special Olympics Global Summit. I had many interactions over the last week with Special Olympics participants -- athletes, sports celebrities, coaches, donors, state leaders, staff and volunteers -- and my sense of enjoyment and inspiration increased with every encounter.
Alternating between Summer Games and Winter Games, Special Olympics World Games b...
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