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Camelot brother becomes a knight

March 05, 2009|Times Wire Reports

He won't be allowed to call himself Sir Ted, but U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) has been awarded an honorary knighthood by Britain.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced the honor during an address in Washington. Kennedy did not attend.

Brown said Kennedy had helped bring peace to Northern Ireland, expand healthcare for Americans and improve access to education for children around the world.

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