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Colleagues ponder Kennedy’s future, praise work ethic

Patrick Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1994. When he took office, he became the youngest member of Congress. Patrick Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1994. When he took office, he became the youngest member of Congress. (Michael Wirtz/Philadelphia Inquirer/File)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / February 13, 2010

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At age 21, Patrick Kennedy did what Kennedys did: He ran for office, and won a seat in the Rhode Island State House, representing a district where people still hung a picture of his uncle, John F. Kennedy, on the wall next to a picture of the pope. (Full article: 973 words)

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