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Maria Shriver talks about her father Sargent Shriver

Maria Shriver talks about her father Sargent Shriver

Maria Shriver talks about her father Sargent Shriver

Interview With Maria Shriver

Larry King Live
April 12, 2005


SHRIVER: Well, I think that to encourage them to ask questions. To encourage them to be child-like as they grow older. I quote my dad in there, who always kept a child-like quality about him all the way through his public life. Asking questions, learning, gaining wisdom, not making preconceived impressions of people, not labeling people. And I think that was one of my dad's greatest gifts. People always found him charming, curious. And he made people feel wonderful, because he was curious about them. So I think that that's a great quality -- just because you're going off to college doesn't mean you have to get all serious and you can't act curious and young and have fun.

KING: Your father also never had great airs about him. He was irreverent...

SHRIVER: No. He was a humble man. Because I think he has and had great faith. He was always a deeply spiritual person. And he always looked at his life as a way of doing God's work, truly, here on Earth. I mean, through his work, whether it's in the Peace Corps, Head Start. All of his...

KING: Because he made the Peace Corps.

SHRIVER: He made the Peace Corps, Head Start, Job Corps, legal services for the poor. These are all programs that had goals far bigger than himself. They were about changing the world, about changing people's lives. They were never about self -- you know, ego.

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