Kennedy Leaves Hospital

After remarkable surgery recovery, senator headed home
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2008 9:27 AM CDT
Edward M. Kennedy and his wife Vicki sit together in a family room at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Tuesday afternoon, May 20, 2008.   (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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(Newser) – Ted Kennedy waved to well-wishers and gave a smiling thumbs-up as he left Massachusetts General Hospital and headed for home this morning, a day after the discovery of a malignant brain tumor. “Senator Kennedy has recovered remarkably quickly from his Monday procedure and therefore will be released from the hospital today ahead of schedule,” his doctors said in a statement. The senator will recuperate in his Cape Cod home while doctors devise a treatment plan.