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Obama Reportedly To Deliver Eulogy at Kennedy Funeral

Obama Reportedly To Deliver Eulogy at Kennedy Funeral

Published August 27, 2009

A White House official says President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy at Sen. Edward Kennedy's funeral Mass.

The funeral will take place Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica — commonly known as the Mission Church — in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston. Kennedy will be buried the same day at Arlington National Cemetery near his slain brothers.

The White House official spoke with The Associated Press on Martha's Vineyard, the island resort south of Boston where the first family is vacationing. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the Kennedy family had not yet made an announcement.

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AP Writer Philip Elliott contributed to this report.

Written by Associated Press

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