By Kris Perez - email
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy passed away late last night in his home. He was 77 when he lost his battle with brain cancer.
Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. MD released this statement regarding the loss of Kennedy:
"Bridget and I offer our sincerest condolences to the Kennedy and Reggie families. Through decades of friendship and later, kinship, the love, loyalty, and devotion of each family to the other has remained steadfast. Senator Kennedy dedicated his life to public service and he will remain forever in the memory of the people of the United States as someone who stood unwaveringly for his principles. Vicki, her family, and the Kennedy family have been - and will continue to be - in our thoughts and prayers."