Spread the word to end the word rally
Supporters gather to raise awareness about a derogatory word
Special Olympics and Easy Lift hosted the annual R-Word campaign, to stop the derogatory use of the word "retard."
Organizers asked people to use the new R word- respect. Wednsday’s event took place at De la Guerra plaza around noon.
Several teen groups also participated including: the Boys and Girls club of Santa Barbara, the Special Olympics Club at Dos Pueblos High School, PathPoint and UC Santa Barbara Best Buddies.
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