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Eunice Kennedy Shriver American, Sister of JFK and RFK, A key founder of The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development but mainly known for her work in the Special Olympics which focuses on disabled or handicapped children completing in an Olympic atmosphere.

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Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver (1921 - 2009) Shriver was a member of the prominent Kennedy family, younger sister to John F. Kennedy. She helped found the Special Olympics during the 1960s.

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Creator of the special Olympics (in honour of Rosemary). Died at 88. Amazing woman

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from latimes.com

Photos: Robert Sargent Shriver

Sargent Shriver(1915-2011) married Eunice Kennedy (1921-2009), a sister of John F. Kennedy, on May 23, 1953 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. They had five children. She was the founder of the Special Olympics and he was the driving force behind the Peace Corps.

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Eunice Kennedy...JFK Often Said, "Had Eunice Not Been Born A Woman, SHE Would Have Definately Been the Kennedy to Make It To the White House...She's Tougher Than All the Kennedy Men Put Together..."...

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September 1953 Kennedy siblings at the wedding reception of Jacqueline Bouvier to John F. Kennedy, Hammersmith Farm, Newport, RI, 12 September 1953. Clockwise from left: Robert F. Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Edward M. Kennedy, Jean Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

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