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ANNUAL 2021

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Seasons of Love

With the help of Maria Hickey and Associates Landscapes, the blank canvas at Kerry Kennedy’s new home has been transformed into a place for friends and family to gather and share the beauty of a creatively inspired space. There are very few examples epitomizing everything family means than the collective understanding of the iconic Kennedy family. For Kerry Kennedy, a mother of three vibrant and sagacious daughters, and the seventh child of eleven children born to the late Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, family is at the core of everything that fuels her work as well as her private ...

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