Quinn Buckner helps Spread the Word

Check out the great PSA from Quinn Buckner of the Indiana Pacers, and Special Olympics Indiana Board Director, in support of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign! As part of the NBA Cares program, this was one of the many ways the Pacers activated for our the 3rd Annual Day of Awareness to Spread the Word to End the R-word.

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  • I pledge to continue educating people on why the use of that word hurts. My Aunt had the best extra chromosome and I was blessed enough to take care of her in her final y...



    Gladstone, Oregon

  • I’ve been bullied and been called it a few times as I have a disability! We need to end this!

    Michelle Martin

    Simcoe, Canada

  • I pledge to support getting rid of the r-word, and hope that many others join me because of the hurt it brings to people with disabilities and their family when they hear...



    Geraldton, Australia

  • I am apart of a group called All Abilities Athletic and my little sister has autism and with all the challenges we faced with her. I would not change anything because she...



    Marthasville , Missouri

  • I have a cousin his name is Kale. He has down syndrome and I would be very upset if I ever heard someone call him the r-word.

    Nathan Usry

    Marthasville, Missouri

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