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Kidney stones nearly derailed speech, niece says

Senator Edward M. Kennedy was driven in a golf cart yesterday from a loading dock into the Democratic National Convention. Senator Edward M. Kennedy was driven in a golf cart yesterday from a loading dock into the Democratic National Convention. (David Scull/The New York Times)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / August 27, 2008

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DENVER - Senator Edward M. Kennedy suffered a bout of kidney stones Monday, and his niece Caroline Kennedy said yesterday that he was feeling so ill he was nearly unable to deliver his dramatic address that night to the Democratic National Convention. (Full article: 848 words)

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