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How faith helps this Special Olympian triumph

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The Knights of Columbus profiles one athlete with a heart of gold.

Heroes are those who overcome immense challenges and inspire others to do the same. Chris Dooley, a multi-sport Special Olympian from Maryland, fits that description. Chris, who is also an active Knight of Columbus, reveals the triumph and heroism of Special Olympics athletes who give witness to the dignity of those with intellectual disabilities.

“My Catholic faith keeps me motivated, and keeps me going,” he says in the video.

Be sure to watch other videos from this series, including:

Meet the Young Man from New York Who Might Be a Saint

How Steak Sandwiches Are Helping Women Choose Life Over Abortion

The Heroes Who Brought Hope to Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

You can find more inspiring stories about these Everyday Heroes on the Knights of Columbus YouTube Channel.

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