Take The Pledge To Stop Using The "R Word"
Special Olympics Focuses On Respect In Bid To End "The R-Word"Special Olympics, which hosts competitive games for disabled Americans, says the R-word stands for "retard" or "retarded." Spokeswoman Michele Evans said, even if it's not intended to, it causes pain to those with intellectual and development disabilities.
North Suburban Students To Rally Against Use Of The 'R-Word'Students from a north suburban high school are taking part in a march and rally Friday afternoon against the use of the “r-word.”

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