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It would also draw them into a private world of wealth and privilege, a planet away from Queens, New York, home to three generations of Cuomos.
The Cuomos played stickball on the streets of Holliswood; the Kennedys played touch football on their oceanfront lawn at Hyannis Port.
To the Cuomos, the Kennedys were American royalty, for all the reasons they were to everyone else.
Marrying into that charismatic clan would make the Cuomos royal, too, insofar as any American political dynasty could be seen as such.
The two had intended to marry; Kerry was bereft, and open to a big, strong, protective guy who not only knew the values her father had lived by, but seemed to embrace them.
Smitten as Kerry was by Andrew—he was, after all, not just an activist but a hunk—she did roll her eyes a bit when she first saw his apartment: the always fastidious Andrew had his living-room furniture covered in clear plastic.
But there were worse traits than being a clean freak, Kerry decided.
As the romance deepened and a Kennedy-Cuomo pairing became more than idle speculation, the two political families viewed each other with wariness and curiosity, though perhaps not in equal measures.
Kerry, the seventh of Robert and Ethel Kennedy’s 11 children, was two years younger than Andrew (she was 30, he was 32), a vigorous athlete like most of her siblings, and a graduate of Brown and Boston College Law School.
She was an ardent human-rights activist who had taken the lead in setting up the Robert F.
Kennedy Center for Human Rights—a perfect counterpart to Andrew’s own growing nonprofit for the homeless, the one he called HELP.
Appreciative as they were of candor, the pre-proposal talk struck them as odd.
” Some of the journalists were acquaintances at best.