McMorris Rodgers’ Statement on the Passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Aug 12, 2009
Press

(Washington, D.C.)  Today, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers released the following statement regarding Eunice Kennedy Shriver:

“It was with sad news that I learned of the passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.  She was a champion for the developmentally disabled, from founding the Special Olympics to encouraging research and understanding through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  I know my son Cole will benefit from her dedication to this cause.  I, and others who’ve walked this path before me, will always be grateful for the work she did to ensure everyone, regardless of their ability, lives up to their full potential.  My thoughts and prayers are with her family during these difficult times.”

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