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John Kerry’s brother recalls 1971 hearing

WASHINGTON - The first time he witnessed his brother John testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as a recently-returned combat veteran protesting the Vietnam War, Cameron Kerry was 20 years old.

On Thursday, nearly 42 years later, the younger Kerry was on hand again, this time to watch his brother testify at his confirmation hearing to be secretary of state.

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