Competing for many years in Bolivia’s Special Olympics in rhythmic gymnastics, Miriam lives her life to the fullest and encourages others to always be grateful.
Miriam is a 22-year-old sponsored youth in Bolivia — and a big medal winner in the Bolivian National Special Olympics
Miriam has been sponsored by Dan and Maureen in Oregon since 2006. She has an intellectual disability that affects her speech and learning.
One day in 2008, she saw a video at school about rhythmic gymnastics.
Basking in the glory.
A close-up view of Juan’s Olympic and other medals.
Juan, middle, with his parents, Jose and Concepcion.
We know everyone is excited for the winter Olympics to start in just a few weeks, so we wanted to share the story of one of our own athletes.
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