Patrick Kennedy Gets Married

Celebrity News Jul. 16, 2011 AT 7:03PM
Patrick Kennedy Gets Married Credit: John Wilcox / Boston Herald / Polaris

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Patrick Kennedy married Amy Petitgout in Hyannis Port, Mass. on Friday. The former Rhode Island Congressman is the son of the late Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy.

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According to the Washington Post, Kennedy and Petitgout, a schoolteacher, were married by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

The groom told the Cape Cod Times before the ceremony: "She's the best I could have ever imagined, and I'm lucky to be able to share this day with her."

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The groom's father Ted lost his battle to brain cancer in 2009 . Ted's eight siblings included the late President John F. Kennedy and Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

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One of Eunice's five children was Maria Shriver. That makes Patrick Kennedy the first cousin of Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife.

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