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Few people are able to articulate the transformational impact of knowing someone with an intellectual disability better than his or her own sibling.  At Special Olympics, we see this time and again: brothers and sisters of athletes getting involved and becoming advocates, joining Unified Sports teams, becoming coaches, or starting Project UNIFY at their schools. I recently read an essay by Alyssa MacKenzie, whose younger sister Cayla has an intellectual disability. In her own words, Alyssa gives us a glimpse into the powerful bond these sisters share. Click here to read A_Sister’s_Lament.

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