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Ted Kennedy Collapsed At Luncheon  
User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (5 years 3 months 3 hours ago) and read 1613 times:

CNN is reporting that Sen. Kennedy as collapsed at the luncheon being held now.

No more details as of yet.

"Sen. Edward Kennedy has collapsed at a luncheon honoring President Obama. Paramedics have responded to the scene."

[Edited 2009-01-20 11:54:46]

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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 3 hours ago) and read 1593 times:

First Cheney in a wheelchair and now Kennedy, why is everyone stealing Obama's thunder!

Kidding hope all is well.



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 3 hours ago) and read 1564 times:

Wow.. they had a shot of Kennedy walking into the luncheon and he looked great in light of what he has been through over the last few months. Great color and looked to be in great spirits.


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User currently offlineUAL747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1548 times:

Something about Senator Byrd now?

UAL


User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9400 posts, RR: 27
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1539 times:
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Quoting UAL747 (Reply 3):
Something about Senator Byrd now?

Yeah, msnbc.com had a headline saying they were both "stricken", whatever that means.



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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10735 posts, RR: 38
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1532 times:

was anyone listening to the ems scanner feed when this happened? I had it shut off already, may have been some info there.

CNN reporting that Robert Byrd also needed medical attention.



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User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21353 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1463 times:

According to ABC, he's now in the hospital and "he will be fine" according to his family.

User currently offlineUs330 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 3841 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1448 times:

Look on the brightside, at least a woman wasn't in the car when he collapsed....

Bad joke, I know.


User currently offlineN867DA From United States of America, joined May 2008, 985 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 2 hours ago) and read 1428 times:

It sounds like Senator Kennedy had a seizure and Senator Byrd collapsed. CNN talked to a Senator from Utah who thinks Kennedy will be fine.


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User currently offlineJFKMan From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 584 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (5 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 1417 times:



Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 1):
First Cheney in a wheelchair

I can't find anything about that....?



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User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 5911 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (5 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 1401 times:



Quoting JFKMan (Reply 9):
I can't find anything about that....?

He was being driven around in a wheelchair when Bush entered the helicopter to be flown out to Andrews AFB. Presumably he was driven by limousine to whereever he needed to go now that he's out of his job.


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 31
Reply 11, posted (5 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 1385 times:



Quoting N867DA (Reply 8):
It sounds like Senator Kennedy had a seizure and Senator Byrd collapsed. CNN talked to a Senator from Utah who thinks Kennedy will be fine.

Did they have the chicken or the fish?  duck 



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User currently offlineJFKMan From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 584 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (5 years 3 months 1 hour ago) and read 1387 times:



Quoting CPH-R" class=quote target=_blank>CPH-R (Reply 10):
He was being driven around in a wheelchair when Bush entered the helicopter to be flown out to Andrews AFB. Presumably he was driven by limousine to whereever he needed to go now that he's out of his job.

Interesting...thanks for the upade CPH-R.

Also, on topic, I feel bad for Kennedy...but its no surprise.



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User currently offlineBok269 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 2105 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 3 months ago) and read 1341 times:



Quoting CPH-R (Reply 10):
He was being driven around in a wheelchair when Bush entered the helicopter to be flown out to Andrews AFB. Presumably he was driven by limousine to whereever he needed to go now that he's out of his job.

Apparently the Governor of Wyoming sent the state aircraft to take him back.



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User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 11929 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1105 times:



Quoting JFKMan (Reply 9):
I can't find anything about that....?

It was reported that Cheney strained his back badly while packing up to leave. He was in the wheelchair all day.



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8416 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1102 times:
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Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 4):
they were both "stricken", whatever that means

Maybe the reality of the day suddenly hit them....

JOKING!!!



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39478 posts, RR: 75
Reply 16, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1073 times:

Glad to hear that Senator Edward Kennedy is doing fine and came back fast.  Cool


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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9107 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1061 times:

Is Ted Kenndy heading towards a full recovery?

User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 18, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1040 times:



Quoting United Airline (Reply 17):
Is Ted Kenndy heading towards a full recovery?

Yes. Doctor's said it was a stroke induced by "fatigue". He should be released from hospital tomorrow (today).

LH423



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User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 11929 posts, RR: 25
Reply 19, posted (5 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 991 times:



Quoting LH423 (Reply 18):
Quoting United Airline (Reply 17):
Is Ted Kenndy heading towards a full recovery?

Yes. Doctor's said it was a stroke induced by "fatigue".

I do have to wonder why we don't have an age limit on service.

I'm getting a bit tired of watching these folks die in office.

Somehow we feel it's unsafe to pilot an aircraft in pax service at 65, but one can be one of the 50 most important legislators in to your 90s like Strom Thermon (sp?) or 83 like Ted Stevens.

At 78 Ted Kennedy is one of the more youthful members!

I'm sorry to hear Mr. Kennedy is having health issues. I wish it weren't so. But if the stress of yesterday was enough to bring on a seizure, maybe he should consider retirement. It'd be a real tragedy to have him drop dead in the Senate.



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