Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at age 88: Founded Special Olympics

First: An excellent and hard-hitting post about Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her sister Rosemary Kennedy: here. At the bottom of this post is a beautiful message to the Special Olympics community by Eunice’s son. Also, a wonderful web-site devoted to remembrances of Eunice Kennedy Shriver at www.eunicekennedyshriver.org/ (excerpt from) Reuters Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies at […]

President Obama and the Special Olympics

You may have heard that, on the Jay Leno Show, President Barack Obama made a joke about the Special Olympics. President Obama was describing his own bowling, and in a remark meant to be humble and self-deprecating, he said, “It was like Special Olympics or something.” I am very heartened to see that people noticed […]