Kara Kennedy
Kennedy Family member
Kara Kennedy
Kara Anne Kennedy Allen was a member of the American political dynasty, the Kennedy family. She was the oldest of the three children of U.S. Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy from Massachusetts, and the niece of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Bobby Kennedy. Kara Kennedy, the mother of two children, served on the boards of numerous charities and was a film maker and television producer.
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Surprising foods kids eat while traveling
Today Moms - MSN - almost 5 years
Theodora Sutcliffe / TravelsWithANineYearOld.com Theodora Sutcliffe's son, Zac, prepares to gobble up some ice cream during their round-the-world travels. Kids are often willing to try unusual flavors packed in ice cream. By Colleen Lanin At home, American kids often balk at any dish beyond chicken nuggets and PB&J, only to surprise parents by diving mouth-first into exotic cuisine while traveling. Surrounded by new sights, sounds, smells and tastes, children’s ideas of “normal” are challenged and they are often more willing to try new foods on the road. With limited options, children are sometimes willing to eat a new dish out of sheer hunger. Other times, they see local kids gobbling up escargot or sushi, and therefore take a bite, too. Or they get so swept up in the thrill of eating something outlandish, they chomp right into a fried cricket and then giggle with delight when Mom and Dad recoil. Theodora Sutcliffe, author of TravelswithaNineYearOld.com, has been on a ...
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RTV6's Kara Kenney Named Indiana Journalist Of The Year
The Indy Channel - almost 5 years
RTV6's Kara Kenney was named the Indiana Journalist of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
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Fultondale to host Black Creek Arts Festival on Saturday - al.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
"Our mission is to bring quality arts events and programming to our community," said Kara Kennedy, volunteer chairwoman of the council. "Educating the children in our community about the arts also is a key component of our mission
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Vandals are the snakes in the county's Eden - Whitecourt Star
Google News - over 5 years
"This is probably the county's most-heavily vandalized site," said Kara Kennedy, county parks and recreation director. The abuse begins at the entrance which bars vehicles with a large rock, said Dean Bradford, county community services director
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Patrick Kennedy Weds NJ Schoolteacher In Cape Cod - NPR
Google News - over 5 years
I., seated at right, talks with his siblings Edward Kennedy Jr., standing left, and Kara Kennedy Allen, standing right, after an afternoon of sailing in Nantucket Sound in Hyannisport, Mass., Friday, July 15, 2011. Patrick Kennedy is scheduled to marry
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'Smoky Mountain Morning' web show leads up to kick-off with breakfast in Maryville - Blount Today
Google News - over 5 years
Kara Kennedy of Sevierville will be co-hosting Smoky Mountain Morning with Cable. “I've known Taz for years, and I jumped on board as soon as I knew it was happening. It is going to be very informative,” she said. “It will be high energy, fun and never
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Famed New York restaurant Elaine's to shutter six months after the death of ... - Daily Mail
Google News - almost 6 years
Popular with politicians: Late US Senator Ted Kennedy, with his children Ted Kennedy Jr. and Kara Kennedy, after dining at Elaine's in 1984 Director Woody Allen was a regular at Elaine's, which he liked because they served him what he wanted and no one
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A Home to Prayers of Healing and Hope
NYTimes - over 7 years
The telephone rang early Wednesday morning in the hushed rectory of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica, the old Catholic church on Mission Hill. Phones are always ringing in old churches in working-class neighborhoods, but this caller, a priest, had a singular request. He said that the Kennedy family -- that would be the Kennedys of Hyannis Port,
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Senator Kennedy, Battle Lost, Is Hailed as a Leader
NYTimes - over 7 years
Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, a son of one of the most storied families in American politics, a man who knew acclaim and tragedy in near-equal measure and who will be remembered as one of the most effective lawmakers in the history of the Senate, died late Tuesday night. He was 77. The death of Mr. Kennedy, who had been battling brain
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THE DOCTOR'S WORLD; The Story Behind Kennedy's Surgery
NYTimes - over 8 years
When Senator Edward M. Kennedy disclosed on May 20 that he had brain cancer, three days after suffering a seizure, doctors did not list surgery as a possibility. A news release from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston left the impression that radiation and chemotherapy were the main options for his pernicious type of cancer. Two weeks later,
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Hospital Releases Senator
NYTimes - almost 9 years
Senator Edward M. Kennedy was released from the hospital on Wednesday, a day after it was announced that he has a malignant brain tumor. Mr. Kennedy wasted no time getting back to his favorite activity, sailing. He took his boat, the Mya, out after returning to his home in Hyannis Port, Mass. Mr. Kennedy walked out of Massachusetts General Hospital
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Prognosis Usually Bleak For Condition, a Glioma
NYTimes - almost 9 years
The statement that Senator Edward M. Kennedy's doctors issued on Tuesday made clear that his malignant tumor was a glioma, a cancer that arises in the brain and that often carries a bleak prognosis. Gliomas occur more frequently with advancing age, and studies have shown that in general patients in their 70s fare less well than those 45 and
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - over 22 years
Senator EDWARD M. KENNEDY handed out chocolate cigars in Boston yesterday morning, and when he arrived in his Washington office in the afternoon, his staff applauded him and greeted him with a banner reading "Congratulations, Grandpa." The Senator's elder son, EDWARD M. KENNEDY JR., and his wife, Dr. KATHERINE (KIKI) KENNEDY, have a daughter, who
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Kara Kennedy Wed to Michael Allen
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: Kara Anne Kennedy, the daughter of Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Hyannisport, Mass., and Joan Bennett Kennedy of Boston, was married yesterday to Michael Allen, a son of Mrs. Max Greathouse Allen of Jamestown, R.I., and the late Mr. Allen. The Revs. James English and William O'Neill performed the ceremony at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic
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VICTORIA LAWFORD IS MARRIED
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: At the Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton, L.I., yesterday, Victoria Francis Lawford, a daughter of Patricia Kennedy Lawford of New York and Southampton and the late Peter Lawford, was married to Robert Beebe Pender Jr., a son of Mrs. James C. O'Shea of Barneveld, N.Y., and the late Dr. At the Roman
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FICTIONS AND FACTS ON KENNEDY WEDDING
NYTimes - over 30 years
THE invitation reads: ''Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of her daughter, Caroline Bouvier Kennedy, to Edwin Arthur Schlossberg on July 19, 1986, at 3 P.M., the Church of Our Lady of Victory, Centerville, Massachusetts.'' That was not Mrs. Onassis's only request. She has let it be known that advance
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KICKING OFF 'A CHORUS LINE'
NYTimes - about 31 years
An extraordinary gathering of performers and the powerful made last night's premiere of the film ''A Chorus Line'' at Radio City Music Hall a star-studded, double-barreled charity extravaganza. Thousands filled the Avenue of the Americas, attracted by klieg lights and lines of limousines. ''It's a gauntlet,'' said Christopher Reeve. ''But it's nice
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kara Kennedy
    FIFTIES
  • 2011
    Age 50
    In April 2011, Kennedy wrote an article for The Boston Globe magazine about her father's influence on her and her family life with him growing up.
    More Details Hide Details Kennedy revealed her close relationship with her father, and the role he played in helping her to wage her battle against lung cancer.
  • FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 48
    On August 12, 2009, Kennedy accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama on behalf of her father at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Her father died 13 days later; he had been diagnosed with brain cancer in May 2008.
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  • 2002
    Age 41
    In 2002, at age 42, Kennedy was diagnosed with lung cancer.
    More Details Hide Details Initially told the disease was inoperable, she found — with her father's help — a surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, who was willing to remove part of her right lung in an effort to save her life. The operation was successful, and she resumed an active life that included regular running and swimming.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 35
    Her son Max was born in 1996.
    More Details Hide Details Kennedy served as a director emerita and a national trustee of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial support, staffing, and creative resources for the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the presidential library and museum of U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Boston, Massachusetts. Kennedy also gave her time to Sibley Hospital, and to the women of the N Street Village in Washington, D.C. She served as a board member of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate where she co-produced a film about the Institute that was shown at its inaugural groundbreaking event. Kennedy was a reading tutor and was preparing to join the Board of Reading Partners at the time of her death. Kennedy was on the National Advisory Board of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
  • 1994
    Age 33
    When their first child, Grace, was born in September 1994, she made the decision to be a full-time mother and homemaker.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1990
    Age 29
    In September 1990, Kennedy and Michael Allen, an architect and real estate developer from Rhode Island, were married at the Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a frequent site of Kennedy family events.
    More Details Hide Details When she married, Kennedy dropped her middle name "Anne" and replaced it with her maiden name "Kennedy" as her new middle name. They had two children: Grace Kennedy Allen (born September 19, 1994, in Washington, D.C.) and Max Greathouse Allen (born December 20, 1996, in Rockville, Maryland).
    In 1990, Kennedy married architect and real estate developer Michael Allen of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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  • 1988
    Age 27
    Kennedy co-managed her father's successful 1988 re-election campaign with her brother Ted.
    More Details Hide Details Kennedy produced films for VSA arts, formerly known as Very Special Arts, an organization founded by her aunt Jean Kennedy Smith to encourage participation in the arts by persons with disabilities. One of Kennedy's best known projects was a film she produced on Chris Burke, the actor with Down syndrome who starred in the television series Life Goes On. She revealed that the film project had as much of a positive impact on her as it did on the viewing audience.
  • 1983
    Age 22
    Following the receipt of her degree in 1983, she pursued a career in television, working at Fox News in New York.
    More Details Hide Details She also was a producer for the television program Evening Magazine at station WBZ-TV in Boston.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1978
    Age 17
    After graduating from the National Cathedral School in 1978, Kennedy worked on her father's 1980 Presidential campaign before matriculating at Tufts University.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1960
    Born
    Kara Anne Kennedy was born in 1960 to Joan and Ted Kennedy in Bronxville, New York.
    More Details Hide Details In his book True Compass, Senator Kennedy wrote about his joy at her birth: "I had never seen a more beautiful baby nor been more happy." Her siblings are Edward Moore Kennedy, Jr. (born 1961), and Patrick Joseph Kennedy II (born 1967). She spent her early years in Virginia and Cape Cod. She attended the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C. and Trinity College, Hartford. Kennedy graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
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