Tributes

After Eunice Kennedy Shriver died in August 2009, letters of tribute poured in from around the world. She was mourned by Special Olympics athletes, professional athletes, celebrities, world leaders—and many more. These tributes below just begin to show the impact and scope of Eunice's work to build a more inclusive society.

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We all know Eunice Shriver's landmark work with the Special Olympics, but she was also a great politician and a great "gal."
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Through the years that I worked with her to assist the Special Olympics, I learned a lot about determination and grit.
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Her inspiration and drive will live on - in athletes, in volunteers, in parents and in all who knew her.
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Her vision to create the Special Olympics gave hope, dignity and inspiration to millions of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
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Eunice was a great global leader, a visionary who transformed our times, gave humankind a new perspective.
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During 15 years of the existence of Special Olympics Morocco, we have shared the vision of the late Mrs. Shriver, to create a better world for out athletes.
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Today, thanks to Eunice and countless other dedicated individuals she inspired, Special Olympics serves over 3 million athletes with intellectual disabilities in every corner of the globe.
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a visionary who founded the Special Olympics and devoted her life to creating a better and more inclusive world for people with disability.
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But we know for sure that you will be there next to the Athletes of the world since these Games will be dedicated to the most extraordinary woman I have ever met.
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A great soul who has created joys, happiness and purpose of living to our 29000 athletes.
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We will never forget the time when she came with her family to Milan and set the example for the future of Special Olympics in our Country.
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But Eunice was always clear that the purpose of Special Olympics was not the staging of spectacle for its own sake.
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