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The Kennedy family had a special needs sister who died many years ago, but I suspect that may have led to the idea of the Special Olympics.

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Who is the President of Special Olympics?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver


What in the world did Eunice Kennedy Shriver do?

She started the Special Olympics. Not to mention Camp Shriver.


Who created the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics was created by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of John F Kennedy.


Who was the founder of the Special Olympics?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of the President John F. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics.


How did Eunice Kennedy Shriver get the idea of the Special Olympics?

her brother told her she should do after her brother passed away she was sad and desided to go with it.now the special Olympics are around because of Eunice Kennedy shriver's brother


When did Eunice Kennedy Shriver pass away?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, JFK's sister and founder of the Special Olympics, passed away at age 88 on August 11, 2009.


Who began the special Olympics?

Eunice Shriver began the Special Olympics.


How old is Eunice Shriver?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (one of five sisters of John F. Kennedy) was born on July 10, 1921 and died on August 11, 2009. Eunice Kennedy Shriver would have been 88 years old at the time of her death.She was married to Sargent Shriver and was a founder of the Special Olympics.


What is the birth name of Eunice Kennedy Shriver?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver's birth name is Eunice Mary Kennedy.


What is Eunice Kennedy Shriver's birthday?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921.


When was Eunice Kennedy Shriver born?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921.


When did Eunice Kennedy Shriver die?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver died on August 11, 2009 at the age of 88.


What do you win in the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics was started by Eunice Kennedy Shriver for athletes with disabilities to compete one with one another. As with the Olympics and the Paralympics, competitors win gold, silver, and bronze medals.


Is Eunice Kennedy Shriver dead or alive?

Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver died in 2009 at the age of 88 of a stroke.


How old was Eunice Kennedy Shriver at death?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver died on August 11, 2009 at the age of 88.


What was Eunice Kennedys middle name?

She was born Eunice Mary Kennedy, and was later Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver after she married Sargent Shriver in May 1953.


How did Eunice Kennedy Shriver die?

Stroke.


Where did Eunice Kennedy Shriver Grow Up?

Eunice K. Shriver grew up in Brooklyn, Massachusetts


Who is John F. Kennedy sister?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver


Who is John F Kennedy's sister?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver


How old was Eunice Kennedy Shriver when she died?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was 88 years old when she died Tuesday, August 11, 2009.


Did Eunice Kennedy Shriver And Sargent Shriver Break Up?

No, they were still married when Eunice died August 11,2009 .


Who many children did Eunice Kennedy Shriver have?

Five


Is Eunice Kennedy Shriver president John F Kennedy's sister?

YES


How is Maria Shriver related to John F. Kennedy?

Niece. She is the daughter of Sargent Shriver and Eunice Kennedy, sister of JFK.