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August 29, 2009 in News
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Former President Bill Clinton, left to right, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, former first lady Rosalynn Carter and former President Jimmy Carter wait for the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Basilica in Boston, Saturday.

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Edward Kennedy Jr., Vicki Kennedy, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, from left, attend the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Placido Domingo and Yo Yo Ma greet after their performance at the Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

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President Barack Obama, right, speaks with former President Bill Clinton prior to the Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Edward Kennedy Jr., wipes a tear as he talks about his father.

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President Barack Obama greets widow Victoria Kennedy during the Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

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Actor Jack Nicholson arrives for a Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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The casket is carried into the funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston.

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Widow Victoria Kennedy, front right, and Ethyl Kennedy, left, and Jean Kennedy Smith spread a cloth of the casket at the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

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An honor guard carries the casket of Sen. Edward Kennedy from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston on the way to the funeral Mass.

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Caroline Kennedy arrives for the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Basilica in Boston, Saturday, Aug., 29.

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Actor Jack Nicholson sits alone in the pews waiting for the service to start.

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Edward Kennedy Jr., kisses the casket of his father at the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston.