Ted Kennedy collapses at inauguration

On January 20, 2009, Kennedy suffered a seizure during Barack Obama’s Presidential Inaugural luncheon. He was taken via wheelchair from the Capitol building, and has gone to a local hospital.

Ted Kennedy is the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy & Rober F. Kennedy.

On May 20, 2008, doctors announced that Kennedy had a malignant brain tumor, diagnosed after he experienced a seizure at the Kennedy compound in Hyannisport, Massachusetts the previous weekend. On June 2, 2008, Kennedy underwent brain surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He returned to the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2008.