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Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Founder of Special Olympics, Dead at 88

August 11, 2009 Politisite 0

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the sister of former President John F. Kennedy, has died. She was 88. Shriver’s surviving siblings and five children held vigil for her at the Cape Cod Hospital in Barnstable, Mass. Pope Benedict XVI said yesterday he was praying for Shriver and the pope’s U.S. representative wrote a letter to Shriver’s family, known Roman Catholics and philanthropists. “His Holiness unites himself spiritually with each of you at […]