(on his move from Europe to Rockland County, NY at the age of 12) “I had an accent. High school was tough a little bit for a few years. I wanted to fit in. I wanted to be liked. I wanted to be good-looking. I wanted to be popular. I spent a lot of time thinking, ‘What are these people going to think of me?”
'Sport is quite a simple thing. It is play, and in play, people of all ages find the chance to engage their most profound emotions: love, fear, excitement, disappointment, anger and joy.'
Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics