Friday, February 10, 2012

Capitol Hill Day Best Buddies/Special Olympics

February 8, 2012--Washington DC--Special Olympic athlete Jared Niemeyer, with Tim Shriver and Best Buddies' Lisa Derx meet with Senator Roy Blunt--MO during the Annual Capitol Hill Day to advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Best Buddies Ambassador Daniel Noltemeyer with Senator Mitch McConnell.
Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz listens to Davee Thompson, Esther Rattes and Edward Corser.
After a full day of meetings, the delegation braves the cold, rain and twilight for a candlelight vigil for a tribute to Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Photographs copyright 2012 Laurence L. Levin

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