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The Last Sibling

A sister’s special tie with her youngest brother

Jean Kennedy Smith arrived for her brother’s funeral in the rain yesterday. With the senator’s backing, she was named ambassador to Ireland in 1993, a post she held until 1998. Jean Kennedy Smith arrived for her brother’s funeral in the rain yesterday. With the senator’s backing, she was named ambassador to Ireland in 1993, a post she held until 1998. (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)
By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / August 30, 2009

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In a life lived mostly out of the spotlight, Jean Kennedy Smith had a close bond with the brother she buried yesterday in Arlington National Cemetery. (Full article: 863 words)

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