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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Rongfang Han
    Olympics Athlete China Enlarge this letter We are extremely grieved for passing away of our well beloved friend Mr Sargent Shirver His contribution was huge and benefited millions of people with intellectual disabilities and their families He will always be with us in our hearts Rongfang Han a Chinese family member Previous Letter Cong Chen Next Letter Joanna Despotopoulou Sargent Shriver Peace Institute Contact us at info sargentshriver org Privacy

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/rongfang-han (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Sally Prouty
    example to us all a model of what it means to truly serve In addition to serving as the first director of Peace Corps Sarge Shriver was instrumental in establishing Head Start VISTA Job Corps and numerous other initiatives designed to lift people out of poverty and into opportunity His legacy continues Our nation has lost a great friend We acknowledge his passing with increased commitment to service and to

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/sally-prouty (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Special Olympics Fujian & The Fujian Disabled Persons' Federation
    Olympics movement deserving the respect of all people with intellectual disabilities their relatives and people who work with Special Olympics all over the world The 5th Special Olympics China National Games was held successfully in Fuzhou in September 2010 Your presence has honored us and also showed your care and support to our work which will encourage us to spare no effort to promote Special Olympics in Fujian Province Special

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/special-olympics-fujian-fujian-disabled-persons-federation (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Stephen M. Wing
    characterized by the many lives he changed His effort to help America s disadvantaged youth succeed is something Corporate Voices for Working Families strives to build on with our Workforce Readiness initiatives The impact of his work will surely be felt for generations to come Stephen M Wing President Corporate Voices for Working Families 1020 19th Street NW Suite 750 Washington DC 20036 Previous Letter American Iranian Council Next Letter

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/stephen-m-wing (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Steve Gunderson
    and international programs One could say he also is the founder of today s public philanthropic partnership seeking to engage both public and philanthropic dollars in a common goal Shriver also introduced to a new generation of policymakers that often the innovative goals articulated by government s leaders are best achieved through the pragmatic and independent works of the philanthropic sector When his public sector contributions were complete Shriver turned his creative energies and passion to private philanthropic initiatives None are more known to the American public than his work as President and then Chair of the Board for Special Olympics Today former public officials of both political parties are using philanthropy to achieve innovation and impact in ways not possible through public sector regulations Emilie A Schada defined his remarkable career best when she wrote for Grand Valley State University in the fall of 2005 the description of Shriver as a modern day citizen philanthropist She said Philanthropy is the idea of improving human welfare Sargent Shriver is therefore not only a true philanthropist in how he has lived his life but by acculturating the importance of servitude among Americans through the Peace Corps Sargent Shriver has encouraged a

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/steve-gunderson (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Steve and Jean Case
    Jean Case Chair and CEO The Case Foundation Enlarge this letter Sargent Shriver was a truly remarkable leader whose real legacy lives on in the family he raised the friends he made and the movements he helped create These combined with his abiding faith were the hallmarks of a life well led Previous Letter Ellen Vargyas Next Letter Joby Taylor Sargent Shriver Peace Institute Contact us at info sargentshriver org

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/steve-and-jean-case (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Thomas J. Donohue
    Sargent Shriver always answered his country s call to duty from enlisting in the Navy during World War II to serving as ambassador to France to advancing world peace across the globe He earned the nation s highest civilian honor the Presidential Medal of Freedom He was also an exemplary husband father and grandfather in one of the nation s highest civilian honor the Presidential Medal of Freedom He was

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/thomas-j-donohue (2015-03-27)
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  • Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - Tom Scanlon
    and if he hadn t done it his way there most likely would be no Peace Corps today One of Sarge s most special qualities was his courage He had the guts to launch a bold experiment that had been belittled by many One anecdote illustrates this Early on one of Sarge s aides asked him Aren t we really going out on a limb with the Peace Corps We still don t know whether the idea will work or whether the volunteers will be accepted Out on a limb nothing Sarge replied We re out there walking on the leaves Sarge made no small plans and when others did he changed them He added a new verb to the Washington vernacular Shriverize It meant to take an idea and enlarge it speed it up and apply greater imagination to it He did this all the time My wife Faith and I had the pleasure of spending several evenings with Sarge and his family At each of these warm and wonderful events he would insist that he was the luckiest guy on earth I have never known a man who loved or admired his family especially his wife more than

    Original URL path: http://www.sargentshriver.org/letters/tom-scanlon (2015-03-27)
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