The real Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy was the quintessential public man who overcame adversity to serve Massachusetts with honour Those of us who live in Massachusetts always had a different relationship with than did the rest of the country – and, for that matter, the world. Depending on your point of view, Kennedy was either an icon of progressivism or an avatar of evil. What he was not, except to those of us who were fortunate enough to be his constituents, was a regular guy ... Full Story »

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Deborah Plummer
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by Deborah Plummer - Aug. 26, 2009

Yes .... Mr. Kennedy writes a personal story about Sen. Kennedy as his constituent; a notion not often brought out by the media. One hears a lot about Ted but rarely do we hear about those who were represented by Sen. Kennedy. I grew-up with Sen. Kennedy and I wanted to "hear" a different perspective and Dan K. provided it. His writing was clear, succient, and "different."

I'm glad Ted was a "regular guy" because it balances what I just learned about Jimmy Carter being a snob while in the White House toward the daily workers, i.e. cooks, cleaners, etc. If I can learn something new everytime I read an article/story/book, I've grown and that's a good thing.

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