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Very Special Arts (VSA) is an international non-profit organisation that works with the society wherein people with disabilities can engage in the field of arts. This organisation was founded by Jean Kennedy Smith, an American diplomat and the sister to President John F. Kennedy. She was married to Stephen Edward Smith, a financial analyst and political strategist for the 1960 presidential campaign of John F. Kennedy. She was awarded country’s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011 by President Obama.