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Edward M. Kennedy | 1932-2009

A final farewell

At funeral Mass, Obama hails Kennedy as ‘a kind and tender hero’

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By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / August 30, 2009

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Presidents and porters, dignitaries and dishwashers bade final farewell yesterday to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who was memorialized inside a grand church on a crowded street in a city for which he had a boundless love. He was the “soul of the Democratic Party,’’ in the words of Barack Obama, and “my best friend,’’ in those of his namesake son. (Full article: 1626 words)

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