The torch has been passed to a new generation
"It's a bit surreal," Kennedy told WPRI.com. Kennedy can be excused for feeling a little overwhelmed. Over the past 11 months the Stanford and Harvard Law graduate got engaged, ran for Congress and won, got married, went on his honeymoon and finally took office as a congressman. (He got a dog, too.) "It was not by design, but it did end up that way," he said, smiling.