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Hashtag VOA: Special Olympics Leveraging Social Media

As the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America makes its way through 50 states, athletes and supporters are running, walking or biking toward Los Angeles for the 2015 World Summer Games. Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver told Hashtag VOA on Tuesday that this year's event, from July 25 through August 2, is leveraging social media to expand the movement. Already, some 5 million athletes compete in at least one Special Olympics event annually. "Our...

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