Order the book today! Special Olympics Texas started small in 1969. By its 50th anniversary year, more than 58,000 athletes enjoyed the benefits of SOTX sports. The purpose of this volume is not only to chronicle some uniquely compelling stories of Special Olympics Texas, but to raise important funds for the participating athletes, as well. This beautiful book will enable future Special Olympics Texas athletes and their families to attend state meets. The result can change a life forever through the enduring gift of self-confidence. 

(About the Author) Shaun Linsey was diagnosed with high-functioning autism at age four. Most doctors gave no hope for much improvement, but with perseverance and hard work, Shaun made slow but steady progress. Then, at the age of 20, he discovered the Special Olympics Texas organization, and his life turned around for the positive. To him, Special Olympics Texas is not only about playing sports, but also about boosting other athletes in their training and competitions. Shaun wants to show how proud Special Olympics Texas athletes can be of everything they have accomplished in the sports arena and life.