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  • Say a Prayer for Sen. Ted Kennedy

    Those of us at The Heritage Foundation who work just a few blocks from Sen. Ted Kennedy’s (D-Mass.) Capitol Hill office were shocked and saddened by the news of his brain tumor. Heritage’s president, Ed Feulner, yesterday wrote to Kennedy wishing him a speedy recovery.

    May 21, 2008

    The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy
    United States Senator
    317 Russell Senate Office Building
    Washington, DC 20510

    Dear Senator Kennedy:

    It was with great sadness that we learned of your illness.

    While you and I rarely see eye-to-eye on the issues, all of us at The Heritage Foundation have admired your articulate advocacy for the views that you hold. My colleagues join Linda and me in wishing you a speedy recovery.

    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Sincerely,

    Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
    President

    Posted in Ongoing Priorities, Scribe [slideshow_deploy]

    4 Responses to Say a Prayer for Sen. Ted Kennedy

    1. R P Foster says:

      The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy

      United States Senator

      317 Russell Senate Office Building

      Washington, DC 20510

      Dear Senator Kennedy:

      It is with great saddness that I hear of your illness. My prayers to you and your family.

      WE may differ in political opinion, but that is what makes this country great. Each of us are able to speak our beliefs freely and without fear of retribution.

      I thank you for your service and may God Bless you and yours

      R.P. Foster

      Franklin, TN

    2. Dennis Glover, Hunts says:

      This reminds me of a short exchange with a co-worker at the time of President Nixon's death. I would describe the speaker as an "ultra-liberal" who just happened to be working in the government support sector on that little idea of President Reagan's, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and making a very good income in his job.

      His question: "You know what would make this even better?"

      Me: "No, [his name], what?"

      His response: "If it was Reagan instead."

      How loudly does that shout the truth about the "compassionate liberal"?

    3. Laszlo New Jersey says:

      I would rather say a prayer for the woman he left to die so many years ago while in a drunken stupor.

    4. bob,boston ma. says:

      I lost a very dear one and one half year old neice to this very aggresive tumer caled a "astrosytoma". we would go daily to childrens hospital to help in any way we could we had alot of prayers said for her she eventually expired about 6

      months after radical surgical procedures.

      the amazing thing that i was impressed with,that at least 7 nurses who took care of her went to the funeral WOW

      peace and god bless

      b

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