Special Olympics 2015: World Games Dates, Events, Preview and More

Thousands of athletes from 177 countries have descended upon Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which is set to begin Saturday.

The Special Olympics are a celebration of athletic ability for those with intellectual disabilities, with roots dating all the way back to 1968. It has been a while since the World Summer Games took place on American soil. In 1999, Raleigh, North Carolina, played host to the competition.

According to CBS News' Mark Knoller, the World Games...

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