The most impressive woman I have ever met is Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and I should point out that, due to my position in the film industry, I have had the pleasure of meeting many, many erudite and accomplished women, including the actress Megan Fox (who, by the way, is even hotter in person).
I'll go a step further and say that I honestly believe that Eunice Kennedy Shriver has done more good for humanity that any woman in her lifetime. Yes, Mother Teresa fed + sheltered the poor and infirmed, but Eunice touched millions of more lives by reaching out to the forgotten; this is, the people with intellectual disabilities who, before her, had been relegated to 2nd and 3rd-class status as human beings. Besides founding the Special Olympics, Eunice also helped her husband Sargent Shriver create the Peace Corps - and she accomplished all this while undertaking the daunting task of raising Anthony!
I have been involved in Special Olympics and Best Buddies for seventeen years now and it has brought me more joy and peace than I could ever express in words. Eunice Kennedy Shriver, you have changed my life and I thank God for putting you on this planet.
Your pal -
Peter Farrelly is a director, screenwriter and producer with Conundrum Entertainment. Together with his brother, Bobby Farrelly, he has written, directed, and produced several comedy films including "There's Something About Mary," "Dumb and Dumber," "Kingpin," "Shallow Hal," "Me, Myself and Irene," "Stuck on You," and "Fever Pitch." Farrelly is also a published novelist, with works including "Outside Providence" and "The Comedy Writer."