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Tribune Editorial: Kennedy's service deserves recognition

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The name Edward "Ted" Kennedy might have meant something completely different.

As morning news shows announced the Democratic senator's death Wednesday, CNN's sports commentator Rafer Weigel reported that when he was attending Harvard, Kennedy was told by the head of the Green Bay Packers that he might have a future in pro football.

Kennedy's performance on Harvard's football team was good enough to prompt the remark.

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