Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Postage Stamp Honors Winter Special Olympics

First Day of Issue: January 29, 2013 - South Korea

South Korea has issued a new postage stamp honoring the Special Olympics World Winter Games.

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from January 29 through February 5, 2013.

The Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization was founded by Eunice (Kennedy) Shriver, sister of President John F. Kennedy, and held its first International Special Olympics Summer Games in 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Learn more at: Korea Post

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