Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (HM1QAW)

Location: Washington, DC 20005
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.905', W 77° 1.957'

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The Extra Mile

— Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —

When Eunice Kennedy Shriver founded Special Olympics in 1968, she envisioned a program of athletic competition for people with mental and developmental disabilities that sidelined prejudice and substituted opportunity and understanding. Through her advocacy, she has brought to millions of lives what all people deserve: A chance to experience self-worth, a chance to connect with their fellow man, a chance to live without walls.
"Special Olympics athletes are spokespersons for freedom itself — they ask for freedom to contribute, the freedom to belong, the freedom to contribute, the freedom to have a chance. And, of all values that unite and inspire us to seek a better world, no value holds a higher price than the value of freedom."
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Date Added Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323732 N 4307467
Decimal Degrees38.89841667, -77.03261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.905', W 77° 1.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 54.3" N, 77° 1' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1405 G St NW, Washington DC 20005, US
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