Hundreds of mourners descended on Massachusetts on Friday to pay their respects to Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s mother-in-law Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who died earlier this week.
Celebrities including Jon Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and TV titan Oprah Winfrey turned out for the funeral of the mental disability campaigner, as well as the actor-turned-California governor and his wife Maria Shriver.
The sister of former President John F. Kennedy passed away aged 88 after a short stint in the hospital. Her health had dramatically deteriorated in recent years after a series of strokes.
To commemorate Shriver’s role as the founder of the Special Olympics, disabled athletes lined the streets of Hyannis, Massachusetts, with torches as her four sons carried the coffin to the Saint Francis Xavier Catholic church — the building where the Terminator star married Shriver’s daughter Maria in 1986.
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