A Letter from Governor Pat QuinnGovernor of the U.S. state of Illinois

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Our hearts go out to the family of Eunice Kennedy Shriver. She touched so many lives, especially on that historic day in 1968 when she began the very first Special Olympics in Chicago. Eunice Kennedy Shriver will forever be remembered as a true champion, who changed the world.

Pat Quinn

Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois

About Governor Pat Quinn

Patrick Joseph Quinn III is the 41st Governor of Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party. Learn more about Governor Pat Quin