Special Olympics Chicago: Inspiring athletes for 50 years.

Photo at top: Caption text here. (Jake Riepma/MEDILL)

By Jake Riepma
Medill Reports

Special Olympics was born in the heart of Chicago in 1968. This year marks the 50th anniversary for this incredible organization. Take a look at the action, and hear the heartwarming and inspirational stories from athletes, coaches, and volunteers.

Photo at top: Medill Reporter Jake Riepma celebrates with Special Olympians at the Chicago Spring Games. (Jake Riepma/MEDILL)