The White House says President Obama will speak at Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's funeral on Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston. Kennedy's sons Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Edward Kennedy Jr. will also talk. Kennedy visited the church often while his daughter, Kara, fought her own battle with cancer.
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On Thursday, Kennedy's body will travel by motorcade to the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston where he will lie in repose through Friday afternoon. The public will be allowed in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Friday.
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There will be a service at the library at 7 p.m. ET that evening. Vice President Biden is expected to speak at Friday night's memorial service at the JFK Library, in addition to Senators John Kerry and John McCain.
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After the funeral on Saturday, Kennedy will be flown to Washington, D.C. and will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery near the graves of his brothers, former President John F. Kennedy and former Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. The hillside at Arlington also serves as the burial site of others from the Kennedy family.
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Tribute areas for Kennedy are being set up at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston, the JFK Museum in Hyannis, Mass. and Senator Kennedy's Washington, D.C. Office. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to educational programming at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
The public is invited to share thoughts and memories online at www.tedkennedy.org.
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