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Patrick Kennedy: Congressman & Wife Welcome A Baby Girl — Congrats

Wed, November 20, 2013 12:35pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski Add first Comment
Patrick Kennedy Baby Born

The former United States Congressman and his wife welcomed a baby girl into their life on Nov. 19. Congrats to the family!

Patrick Kennedy and his wife Amy Petitgout welcomed a daughter named Nora Kara Kennedy on Nov. 19. The newest addition to the iconic Kennedy family arrived just days before the nation remembers the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Patrick’s uncle, Pres. John F. Kennedy.

Patrick Kennedy Baby Born: Congressman & Wife Amy Welcome A Baby Girl

Amy gave birth to a 6 pound, 11 ounce baby girl named Nora at 3:11 p.m. on Nov. 19, according to People. She measured 18¼ inches. Nora was born at the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in New Jersey.

Patrick — son of the late Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy — and Amy got married in 2011. They have an 18-month-old son named Owen together, and Amy has a 5-year-old daughter named Harper from her previous marriage.

“Amy and I are thrilled to welcome Nora to our family and are thrilled that both mom and baby are doing well today,” Patrick, 46, said in a statement. “Harper and Owen are so excited to meet their baby sister.”

Patrick Kennedy Remembers John F. Kennedy

Nora’s birth came just days before the Kennedy family — and the entire nation — remembers the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK on Nov. 22. “This is an important year for the Kennedy family, especially this week as we remember President John F. Kennedy,” Patrick explained. “As we celebrate the birth of our daughter alongside our wonderful families, we honor the memories of those never far from our thoughts and turn a bittersweet time a whole lot sweeter.”

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Do you like the name Nora Kara?

— Kristine Hope Kowalski

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