From Hyannis Port To DC: Official Kennedy Mourning Commences

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A day after news came of Sen. Edward Kennedy’s passing, mourners the country over paid tribute. New York City newspapers on the morning of Thursday, August 27.

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The flag, at half-staff, above the Capitol building in Washington D.C. President Obama has ordered all federal buildings to fly their flags at half-staff through Sunday, August 30.

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A visitor pauses before a makeshift memorial at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Ted Kennedy’s body will lie in repose at the library until the afternoon of Friday, August 28.

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A woman leaves a message at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

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Flags at half-staff surrounding the Washington monument.

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The White House.

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President Obama approaches a podium in Chilmark, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, August 26, to deliver remarks on the passing of Ted Kennedy.

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The Hyannis Port, Mass. post office.

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A restaurant in Hyannis Port.

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A Hyannis Port resident, resting next to an impromptu memorial near the Kennedy compound, holds a photograph of himself with the senator.

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Mourners gather for a vigil at Washington D.C.’s Dupont Circle on the night of Wednesday, August 26.

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At the Washington D.C. vigil for Ted Kennedy.

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