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'The greatest' — Kennedy honored at funeral Mass
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"Ted Kennedy's life's work was not to champion those with wealth or power or special connections," Obama said. "It was to give a voice to those who were not heard, to add a rung to the ladder of opportunity, to make real the dream of our (JPW. "our?") founding."
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The service drew to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica three of the four living former presidents, dozens of Kennedy relatives, pews full of current and former members of Congress and hundreds of others affected by the senator in ways large and small. No fewer than seven priests, 11 pallbearers and 29 honorary pallbearers took part.
"We welcome the body of our friend," said a priest (JPW. "friend"of a foreign nation called The Vatican Nation and their Dictator/HighPriest Pope.) as the casket entered the church.Kennedy's career involved the (JPW>in favor the Communist) civil rights era, battles over health, education and immigration. Obama noted that Kennedy's name "graces nearly one thousand laws" and that he penned more than three hundred himself.