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Eunice Kennedy Shriver: A Legacy of Advocacy

Eunice Kennedy Shriver engaging with athletes in Ireland

By Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher Born in Brookline, Massachusetts on July 10, 1921, Eunice was the fifth in a rapid succession of nine children born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy. Growing up in the boisterous Kennedy household with her eight siblings, Eunice was expected to be an active participant in the family’s all-season love of sports […]