Ted Kennedy's Son Leaves Note on Dad's Grave

'The unfinished business is done'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2010 4:23 PM CDT
Ted Kennedy's Son Leaves Note on Dad's Grave
President Obama speaks with Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., in the East Room of the White House Tuesday.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Ted Kennedy famously considered health care reform the "unfinished business" of America. Yesterday, son Patrick visited his Arlington gravesite and left a simple note: "Dad, the unfinished business is done," reports the Washington Post. A steady stream of visitors has been at the tombstone since the weekend. Ted's widow, Vicki, spent hours there on Sunday before taking a place of honor at today's signing.

President Obama also paid homage. "I remember seeing Ted walk through that door in a summit in this room a year ago, one of his last public appearances, and it was hard for him to make it, but he was confident that we would do the right thing." (More Ted Kennedy stories.)

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