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A Dream to Grow On
Special Olympics started out as one woman’s dream of better, fuller lives for people with intellectual disabilities, young and old. A 1970s-era film showing the organization’s earliest days.
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver Biography - Championing the Cause
A short biography of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her life, work and passion for helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities reach their full potential.
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver - Her Legacy Continues
Through a vision born in her own backyard, Eunice Kennedy Shriver changed the lives of millions.
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Life in The Shadows
This film tells the story of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's pioneering work to help people with intellectual disabilities.
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Maria Shriver - Changing Attitudes, Making History
Maria Shriver talks about the far-reaching impact of a 1962 article by Eunice Kennedy Shriver
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Sargent Shriver Biography - A Pioneer with Special Olympics
For Special Olympics, Sargent Shriver was a leader during a time of strong international growth, a push that culminated in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China.
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The Life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver recounts his mother’s life of service -- and what inspired her to found Special Olympics -- in this brief 2011 CBS/Turner Sports profile.