Ted Kennedy: a photographic retrospective

Obit Ted Kennedy

Front pages of Boston newspapers highlight the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009 in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, (a.k.a. the liberal lion) was the last surviving brother in a political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history. The 77-year-old senator (who was also known as Ted) died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with brain cancer.

Take a look at this photographic timeline of Mr. Kennedy’s inspirational career…

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