Senator Edward”Ted” Kennedy died at the age of 77 after battling brain cancer.  Edward Kennedy, the brother of  President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy  became one of the most influential people in our governement.

In his years of service he has helped passed many laws today that have affected many citizens of the united states.  Some of the laws that he help contribute in passing were:  Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act. 

Overall, Senator Edward Kennedy had a major influence in our country and our lives and  may god bless him and his mourning family that he is survived by.

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