2015 Special Olympics Kick Off in Los Angeles

For almost five decades, the event has shined the spotlight on incredible athletes.
1:12 | 07/24/15

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The special olympics kick off this weekend. Tonight, the sailor and his brother. Robin Roberts with our persons of the week. Go around it as though it's a buoy. Reporter: When Terrel hits the water at this year's world games, he will become the first U.S. Sailor to ever compete at the highest level of competitive sailing offered at the global games. Nice, Terrel. Reporter: But this story isn't solely about athleticism. It's also about the bond of two very similar, yet different, brothers. Terrel and I have always been extremely close. Reporter: Joel limerick is Terrel's identical twin. Early on, I think I was the only person that understood him, so he kind of had his own language and I would translate. Reporter: Terrel gives all the credit to his family. They help me carry on. When I was younger, they pushed me. Don't believe in disability. You are you are good in your life, so believe in that. It's easy to judge, or to feel pity. I would encourage people to take a moment and to see that individual as they really are. So we choose Terrel limerick and the special olympians.

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