Throughout his career, Sargent Shriver tackled some of the same challenges that we face today -- poverty, racism, inequality, injustice, and conflict. Each week, we use this space to reflect on how Shriver might respond to these challenges today.

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Peace requires the simple but powerful recognition that what we have in common as human beings is more important and crucial than what divides us.
Sargent Shriver
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