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Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Awards And Accomplishments

1973 Receives Legion of Honor, Lasker Award, Humanitarian Award A.A. M.D
1973 Receives National Volunteer Service Award
1973 Receives Philadelphia Civic Ballet Award
1974 Awarded Prix de Couronne Francais
1984 Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
1993 Receives Freedom From Want Medal from Roosevelt Institute
1995 Becomes the first living American woman to be portrayed on United States legal tender: the 1995 Special Olympics World Summer Games silver commemorative coin
1998 Inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY
1998 Awarded Aetna Voice of Conscience® Award
1999 Receives Juanita Kreps Award
2000 Recognized at the inaugural Laureus Sports Awards with the Sport for Good Award
2000 Presented with the Noel Foundation Life award
2000 Awarded with the Greater Washington D.C. Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Humanitarian Award
2000 Receives the Phoenix Foundation for Children Champion of Children Award
2001 Awarded an Honorary Degree from the Cardinal Strich University
2002 Receives the Theodore Roosevelt Award from the National Collegiate Athletic Association

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