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VIDEO: Special Olympics wants to put an end to the R-word

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MONROE, Louisiana-  In 2004, the Special Olympics changed its terminology from 'mental retardation' to 'intellectual disabilities' because of the negative connotations associated with the 'R-word.' Now, the Special Olympics of Louisiana is launching a campaign to put an end to the 'R-word' once and for all.

To find out more about the pledge to ban the 'R-word,'click here: www.r-word.org.

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