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Cara J. Suppa number of fcbk statuses about michael jackson's death: 49302050202104394092. number of fcbk statuses about ted kennedy's death (so far): 1. Uh huh...


It's so weird to me he dies so shortly after his sister Eunice Shriver. ah man. RIP, regardless. The Kennedys, a dwindling clan. behold.

I hate to say this, but until I watched CNN for like an hour this morning, I knew nothing about the man, really. except. um. certain things I don't want to repeat at this hour. He was in Erie a while ago campaigning for Obama, I didn't go see him though. Speaking of, Obama gave a nice speech about him not too long ago.

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  1. wonderful wapo article about him (you have to subscribe - it's free - to read it online); I'll admit it, it totally made me cry. he was one of those people I didn't know much about, but still liked regardless. testament to the infamous kennedy charm, I suppose. as I read the article, the thing that made me like him most was his willingness to admit that he's a flawed person.

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  2. Very sad about his death. I'm like you, I never really knew anything about him until he got sick (and then I looked him up on wikipedia). Also kind of weird that his sister died so recently too.
    Hope his family is doing well...
    RIP Ted.

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  3. This is so tragic. Ted Kennedy did so much with his political career, and like C-Raw said, he was able to admit his flaws. Rest in peace.

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  4. He was a great politician. A bummer indeed.

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