Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaBiden, Obamas and celebrity guests announce coronavirus vaccination TV special Obamas describe meeting Prince Philip in statement mourning his death Overnight Defense: Trump-era land mine policy unchanged amid review | Biden spending outline coming Friday | First lady sets priorities for relaunched military families initiative MORE was greeted by a standing ovation when she honored the late Eunice Shriver at the ESPYs on Wednesday night.

“I am here tonight to honor a remarkable woman. A woman who believed everyone has something to contribute and everyone deserves to push themselves to find out what they’re made of and to compete and win,” the former first lady said, honoring Shriver, who founded the Special Olympics.

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“She knew that when we give others a chance to fulfill our greatest potential, we all win,” she continued.

Shriver, who is the sister of former President John F. Kennedy, died in 2009.

The award was accepted on behalf of her son Timothy, who is the chairman of the Special Olympics.

This is the second award show appearance Obama has made recently. She honored Chance the Rapper in a video message at the BET Awards last month for his humanitarian work.