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Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Shriver Photo (AP News)
Eunice Shriver Photo (AP News)

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May 15, 2014 "Dear Eunice
I never got to meet you in person yet always had that dream of someday getting that chance Now with your passing that will never happen. Thank you for starting special olympics it changed my life forever. May you rest in peace" - Bernadette Hanson (Alameda, CA)
April 22, 2014 "This is really sad because the generous lady died in 2009" - Christina Ann Ariel Hernandez (plainfield, NJ)
December 06, 2013 "I inherited a book titled Times to Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. Inside the book Eunice Kennedy Shriver wrote "On behalf of my Mother, thank you for your interest and concern for the mentally retarded. Through Special Olympics all of us can help them grow stronger in spirit, body and mind." We have several friends who have children with special needs who I know are very appreciative of the hard work and caring Eunice gave to empower these children." - Ann Trybek (Denmark, WI)
September 28, 2013 " My life of s.o. from the age of 8 till now was dedicated to you. You opened up a awsome program for people with disabilities. Thank u for letting me you in 1999 world games in north Carolina. Thank u for letting me and tons of people experience special Olympics in their lives. My personal words are I didn't get time to say goodbye to a wonderful person. My prayers are with you and your family. Sean so fl,nh,me,ma." - sean curtis (largo, FL)
September 18, 2013 "A remarkable woman who gave some of the most special citizens of the world an avenue to feel appreciated and loved while they are able to fulfill their dreams and achieve satisfaction through sports. When others put them down Mrs Shriver showed the world how to lift them up. As a volunteer with Special Olympics Trinidad & Tobago for the past twenty-six years I say on behalf of all Special Olympics athletes and volunteers thank you Lord for allowing this wonderful lady to have been given the vision to start Special Olympics. She was truly a blessing to all of us and her legacy will live on forever. May her soul continue to rest in peace." - grace dorothy ruiz
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Obituary for Eunice Kennedy Shriver
BOSTON (AP) - President John F. Kennedy's sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family's public service tradition by founding the...
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