Shriver Remembered at Public Wake

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Thousands attended a public wake Thursday for Eunice Kennedy Shriver at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Barnstable, Mass.
    
The sister of President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., died Tuesday at the age of 88.

Marjorie Dannensfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony list, a pro-life political action group, joined CBN News to discuss Mrs. Shriver's work to protect both the disabled and the unborn as a pro-life activist. Click play to watch.

"She was obviously proud, but always wanted more," Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said outside the church. "She saw value in every human being."
    
A number of Special Olympics athletes attended the service.
    
Shriver founded the Special Olympics and is credited with helping change the way Americans treat the mentally disabled.

"'Hero' wouldn't be a proper word to describe her," said Robert Johnson, president and chief executive of Special Olympics Massachusetts. "She needs a word greater than that."

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