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Kennedy is among 16 honored by Obama

Ailing senator gets Presidential Medal of Freedom

An emotional Kara Kennedy accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her father, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, yesterday. An emotional Kara Kennedy accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her father, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, yesterday. (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)
Globe Staff / August 13, 2009

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Senator Edward M. Kennedy added another honor yesterday to his growing trove - the Presidential Medal of Freedom, accepted on his behalf by his daughter Kara. (Full article: 592 words)

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