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For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to PyeongChang, Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony of the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games on January 29, 2013.

The Honorable Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will lead the delegation.

Member of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Sung Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

The Honorable Judith E. Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Department of State

Ms. Julie Petty, Member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities