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The Six Degrees of Michelle Obama

Kipp is impressed with Michelle Obama’s keynote speech on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, but how will we connect the First Lady to an Emirati Princess and an Emirati paralympic games gold medallist?

September 6, 2012 5:21 by

London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee organizes the summer and winter Paralympic Games. And this year the Summer Paralympic games are being held in London, as it won the right to host the 2012 Summer Paralympics in 2001 at the 117th IOC session in Singapore. During the closing ceremony of the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, the formal handover ceremony was marked by the Mayor of Beijing GuoJinlong handing over the Paralympic flag to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson. This year the 14th Summer Paralympic Games began on 29 August and will end on 9 September. It is the second-largest multi-sport event ever held in the United Kingdom after the Summer Olympics. More than 4,000 athletes from 164 countries, including 227 Americans, are competing in 20 sports this year. An Emirati won UAE its first gold medal at the Paralympics games…

 

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1 Comment

  1. nancy on September 8, 2012 7:35 pm

    the connections are too far off. i don’t see any relavance in this article

     

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