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Robert V. 'Bobby' Shriver Jr.
Robert V. 'Bobby' Shriver Jr.

Robert V."Bobby" Shriver Jr., whose lifelong struggle with Down syndrome and determination to live a normal life was an inspiration to all who knew him, died Friday of a pulmonary embolism at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 30 and lived in Timonium. "Bobby was a remarkable young man, and he enjoyed coming to school each day and was always prepared to learn. He also looked forward each day to seeing his friends, and he had lots of friends," said Edmund K. Bennett, who for the last 15 years has been president of Ridge Ruxton School, a Baltimore County public school in Towson for young people ages 3 to 21 with special needs. "He...

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