COLUMBIA - Signs with messages such as "Retarded is mean even if you don't mean it" and "Tropic Thunder, Colossal Blunder" were held by Special Olympics staff and athletes Wednesday night in front of Hollywood Stadium 14 Theaters. The group of about ten people boycotted the release of "Tropic Thunder" in theaters because of the film's use of the word "retard" and the portrayal of people with disabilities throughout the film.
Special Olympics boycotts "Tropic Thunder"
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