Edward Kennedy timeline: 1932-2009

    Kennedy, the young­est of nine chil­dren born in­to a le­gendary polit­ic­al fam­ily, died Tues­day after bat­tling a ma­lig­nant brain tu­mor for more than a year. Known as the “lib­er­al li­on of the Sen­ate,” he served for nearly 47 years, fight­ing for causes dear to his heart such as civil rights, wel­fare and health­care.

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    Published: Aug. 26, 2009
    Credits: Maloy Moore, Megan Garvey, Ben Welsh, TimelineSetter
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