Special Olympics

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 8, 2018

This weeks' show featured the story of a remarkable gentleman - Mace Bugen, a 43-inch achondroplastic dwarf - figured out early in life how to make the world aware of his formidable presence. Eleanor Bobrow's guest was Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer who wrote "The Little Gate Crasher," a larger than life biography about her Great Uncle Mace, who overcame all obstacles standing in his way of success despite his disability.

Special Olympics on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 8, 2018

Host Eleanor Bobrow interviews guests about the Special Olympics Annual Swimming event, which will be held in Bethlehem on Saturday, May 19. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face.