Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Obit: Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, 88; member of Kennedy clan, founder of Special Olympics
By Bryan Marquard
Boston Globe Staff / August 11, 2009

"Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who planted the seeds for the Special Olympics when she launched Camp Shriver on the lawn of her Maryland home, and then with force of will and the clout of her family name spread her vision of lifting the developmentally disabled "into the sunlight of useful living," died this morning at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis."

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