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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy 1932- 2009

If you've read a paper or watched the news, then you no doubt know that Senator Kennedy died of brain cancer yesterday at the age of 77. You probably also know that his sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who founded Special Olympics, died earlier this month. For those that wish to make a donation in remembrance of the Senator, we suggest the following charities.

Education Charities in Massachusetts:
Harvard University
Citizen Schools
Hands Together
Reach out and Read

Health Charities in Massachusetts:
Partners in Health
The Medical Foundation

Civil Rights Organizations:
Center for Constitutional Rights
Common Cause Education Fund
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

Brain Tumor Charities:
Brain Tumor Society
National Brain Tumor Foundation
American Brain Tumor Association
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

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