Special Olympics has lost a great and courageous leader and visionary who changed life of millions of persons with Intellectual Disability. She considered caring for persons with Intellectual Disability a social and moral responsibility and worked hard to bring maximum benefits to the community.
As celebrity, social worker and activist, she is credited with transforming world's view on abilities of persons with Intellectual Disability.
Her death is a loss not only for the people of World, the Movement of Special Olympics but also "for humanity as a whole", as she was "among the great world visionary of this century".
She will be remembered by many generations to come for her invaluable contributions to society. May others be inspired to follow in her footsteps. She has set the greatest example anyone ever could. She proved that one thought - one person can change the world and bring revolution in the lives of people.
May god give courage to the Shriver family to bear the loss!
May god rest her soul in peace!
Special Olympics Bharat Family