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Why Timothy Shriver Initially Didn't Want To Go Into A 'Family Business'

OWN | Posted 11.21.2014 | OWN

Growing up as a member of the prominent Kennedy family can be a lot of pressure. Between his uncle who served as a U.S. president and his mother who f...

The Powerful Lesson Timothy Shriver Learned From His Aunt Rosemary Kennedy

OWN | Posted 11.20.2014 | OWN

As a member of the Kennedy political dynasty, Timothy Shriver grew up in a family of high achievers. His uncles Bobby and Ted became U.S. senators, hi...

The Tyranny of Intellectual Disability: Lack of Options

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

Families are faced with the unthinkable: Caring for their children with intellectual disabilities, or caring for the entire family's future. Sadly, mothers and families are told, and shown, that they cannot have both.

Advocates: Special Olympics Athletes Are Unemployed, Poor, Denied Rights

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact

As more than 2,300 athletes with intellectual disabilities wrapped up a week of intensive winter competition at the Special Olympics on Tuesday, they ...

A Man Named Tim: A Special Olympic Experience

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Several years ago I was invited to a charitable conference called the Glocal Forum. The Forum was a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promoti...