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Kara Kennedy Allen, Daughter of Ted Kennedy, Dies at 51

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Kara Kennedy Allen speaks at the funeral of her father, Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., in August 2009.(Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Kara Kennedy Allen, the daughter of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., died suddenly at a Washington, D.C., gym on Friday, NBC News reports. She was 51.

No details were given about her death, but NBC News reports that family members have been told a heart attack was suspected. Kennedy Allen is a lung cancer survivor, and has been in remission for a number of years.

 

Kennedy Allen maintained a private life. She served on boards of nonprofits and was once a television producer.

Kennedy Allen, who is divorced, is the mother of two teens.

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