Saturday, September 17, 2011

Misiba Haiishi Kwa Familia ya Kennedy - Kara Kennedy Afariki Dunia

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) presents the Medal of Freedom to Kara Kennedy on behalf of her father, Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 12, 2009 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal, the highest civilian honor in the United States, to 16 recipients during the ceremony.

Kara Kennedy (51), binti wa aliyekuwa Senator wetu mpendwa hapa Massachusetts, Hayati, Edward Kennedy amefariki dunia leo asubuhi.   Habari zinasema kuwa amefariki kutokana na heart attack.

Familia ya Kennedy imekuwa na orodha ndefu ya misiba, si vijana, si wazee wakiwemo Rais John F. Kenndey na Mwanae John Jr..  Unaweza kusoma Orodha HAPA:  

Mungu ailaze roho yake mahala pema mbinguni.  Rest in Eternal Peace. AMEN.  

Kara Kennedy, oldest child of Senator Edward Kennedy is said to have died of a heart attack sources tell Irish Central.


She had previously survived a near fatal bout with lung cancer and had been in remission from the disease.

She was just 51.

Kara Kennedy Allen was born February 27, 1960 to Teddy and Joan Kennedy, she has two siblings, Teddy Junior and Patrick, the former Congressman.

Kara was a graduate of Tufts University in Massachusetts and was a producer for VSA arts, a non profit organization founded by her aunt Jean Kennedy Smith.

She was on the National Advisory Board of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. and a director emerita and a national trustee of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation/

Previously she was a producer for the television program Evening Magazine in Boston.

She was married to Michael Allen a professional sailor in 1990 and they had two children, Grace and Max.

In 2002, at age 42, she was diagnosed with lung cancer that was first deemed inoperable but working with her father they identified a treatment that helped save her life at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

On August 12, 2009, she accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama on behalf of her father who was terminally ill at the time.