Eunice Kennedy Shriver's Work with the Special Olympics
August 11, 2009
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver was one of the founders of the Special Olympics. She also started a day camp known as Camp Shriver for children with intellectual disabilities In this photo, Shriver speaks to a group of mentally handicapped children in Paris.
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Kennedy Shriver plays handball with a mentally handicapped student in Paris.
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Kennedy Shriver poses with former SI senior writer Jack McCallum. The Special Olympics founder received SI's first Sportsman of the Year Legacy Award in 2008.
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President George W. Bush speaks at a dinner attended by Kennedy Shriver to honor the Special Olympics.
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Kennedy Shriver and her husband, Robert Sargent Shriver, celebrate after Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected governor of California. The former movie star is married to the Kennedy Shriver's daughter, Maria.
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Kennedy Shriver and Monica Seles wave to athletes at the 1995 Special Olympics World Games in New Haven, Conn.
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Former Charlotte guard Baron Davis works on the basketball skills of a group of Special Olympians at the Hornets training facility in Fort Mill, S.C.
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Cynthia Saunders poses with members of the Rutgers football team during the 2008 New Jersey Special Olympics.
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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps instructs students at a swimming clinic during a goodwill trip to Beijing to promote the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
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Allen Iverson and Chris Webber pose with children during a Special Olympics Clinic in Barcelona.
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