Happy Birthday wish from Lolieta Miller, 2011 Special Olympics coach of the year: "(Happy Birthday to) the man who gives so much to our Special Olympics athletes. You are their biggest fan. You give the biggest smiles and the biggest hugs."
1991: Switzer and the Special Olympics
In this 1991 photo, Switzer stands with Charolett Dismuke of Wynnewood as she signs a letter of intent to compete in the 1991 International Special Olympics. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, The Oklahoman Archives