THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Bay Staters struggle to digest the news

By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / May 21, 2008

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For many, it seemed an impossibility, a tear in the fabric of New England life that almost could not be conceived. For more than 45 years, longer than the lifetimes of many of his constituents, the lion of liberal politics and the standard bearer of the Kennedy legacy had been the unabashed, unswerving voice from the left. (Full article: 682 words)

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