Ted Kennedy Jr
- Category : 1961-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Healing 2
American noted family, the son of Joan and Ted Kennedy, the second of their three kids. He lost his right leg to cartilage cancer at age 12, November 1973. He was fitted with an artificial leg, followed by chemotherapy, and declared free of cancer from 1979. He is an active sportsman; swimmer, tennis player, and races sailboats competitively. He fights discrimination against the disabled as a health and disability law attorney at a New Haven, CT law firm.
Kennedy is a Board Member of Very Special Arts, which promotes the work of disabled artists. He achieved his Masters Degree in Environmental Science from Yale in May 1991. In July 1991 he went through alcohol related treatment. He is the director of community projects for lead-detection program at Yale medical school.
He married Dr. Katherine Gershman, a psychiatrist in 1993; daughter Kiley arrived in 1995. Their first born son made an appearance 2/25/1998, named appropriately Edward III. His famous father died on August 25, 2009 in Hyannis Port, MA.
His sister Kara died on September 16, 2011 after suffering a heart attack at a Washington, DC health club.