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Why Kick Kennedy's Defiance of the Catholic Church Meant Her Family Refused to Attend Her Wedding – and Even Her Funeral
Originally posted 04/13/2016 12:05PM
Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy broke her parents' hearts when she defied their wishes and married Billy Hartington, a future duke – and a Protestant.
Originally posted 10/14/2015 04:45PM
When she was just 23, Rosemary Kennedy underwent a relatively new procedure – a prefrontal lobotomy – that was ordered by her father in an attempt to ease her emotional outbursts.
Originally posted 10/07/2015 06:50PM
Patrick Kennedy is done keeping secrets.
Originally posted 10/07/2015 09:40AM
The many tragedies suffered by one of America's most famous families have long been attributed to the "Kennedy Curse" – but former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy tells PEOPLE he believes mental illness was responsible for at least two of the darker chapters in Kennedy history.
Originally posted 10/06/2015 03:00PM
Joan Kennedy says she had nothing to do with her son Patrick Kennedy's controversial new memoir detailing his late father's battles with addiction.
Originally posted 09/03/2013 06:30PM
Patrick Kennedy and his wife are adding one more member to the Kennedy clan.
The son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy and his wife, Amy Petitgout, are expecting another baby, he confirmed to the Associated Press Tuesday.
They are due with a daughter on Thanksgiving Day, he revealed.
Originally posted 12/03/2012 02:15PM
Happy news for the Kennedy family: Congressman-elect Joe Kennedy III is a married man.
The newly-elected politician wed fiancée Lauren Birchfield on Saturday at the Community Church in Corona del Mar, Calif., his office tells NBC News. The ceremony was officiated by her father, the Rev. Jim Birchfield.
Kennedy, 32, and Birchfield, 28, met at Harvard Law School, and they were married in front of family and friends.
Originally posted 07/16/2011 05:00PM
Patrick Kennedy is a bachelor no longer.
The former Rhode Island Congressman married Amy Petitgout in Hyannis Port, Mass., on Friday evening, PEOPLE confirms.
"This is a day that's a beautiful day, not only in weather but just for my family," Kennedy, 44, told reporters. "And I'm the luckiest guy. She's the best I could have ever imagined, and I'm lucky to be able to share this day with her."
The son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy wed the schoolteacher in an intimate ceremony at the Kennedy Compound.
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