Teddy Kennedy was a United States senator who served in the U.S. Senate for forty-six years. Like the rest of the Kennedy family, Teddy was considered American royalty. But before he became the legend we know him to be, he was just a kid living in the shadow of his brothers' success, hoping to someday live up to the Kennedy name. And for a long time, it looked like he might not be able to. Learn how an average kid became an American legend, and how Teddy overcame the odds and left behind one of the most impressive legacies in American history!