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Special Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of William Walker

WALKER, William Hooper William Hooper Walker (Pop Pop), 78, of Dallas, Texas died peacefully at his home after a battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Born December 13, 1935 in Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated Lanier High School in 1954, and entered his beloved University of Alabama where he attended on a baseball scholarship, graduating in 1958. He entered the field of education and coaching until he was appointed by the Governor to initiate and develop the Council on Physical Fitness. In this...
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