let me win



let me win,
but if i cannot win
let me be brave
in the attempt


the above continues to be the special olympics oath as recited by founder eunice kennedy shriver at the opening remarks of the 1968 world games ...




in 3 days, members of the special olympic team manitoba will be competing in athletics and swimming at the 2009 canada games taking place in prince edward island ...




bless you eunice ~ your love and care continues ...

all images from this gallery ...

5 comments:

Deidra said...

What a very inspirational woman! The city where I live (Lincoln, NE) will be hosting the 2010 Special Olympics!

Prairie Girl Studio said...

isn't she inspiring? her tireless devotion has been remarkable!
lucky you to have this event in your city! will you attend or volunteer? my son's soccer coach also coaches the local special olympic soccer team and has had my son's - his men's team help train the special olympic team ~ what a fantastic opportunity for them all ...
pg xo

My name is PJ. said...

What a fabulous post! She personifies, "To whom much is given, much is expected", doesn't she? Such a great cause!

Laura Trevey said...

wonderful!! such giving people :)

Have a Bright, Bold, and Beautiful
Day :)

Laura

Prairie Girl Studio said...

thank you pj and laura ~
she has and will always be a gift to so many ...
pg xo