Gov. Cuomo's daughters head to Harvard, Brown

Gov. Cuomo's daughters head to Harvard, Brown

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The twin daughters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his former wife Kerry Kennedy are off to the Ivy League.

Cuomo said Monday his daughter Cara is leaving for Harvard University and Mariah is going to Brown University this week to begin college.

His third daughter with Kennedy is younger and attends a private school in New England.

Cuomo said he is a desperate father trying to cling to the last days before his daughters "leave the nest."

Cuomo was divorced from Kennedy in 2003. She is the daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy and a Brown graduate.

The governor attended Fordham University and Albany Law School, both in New York. There was no immediate comment on why the women chose schools outside New York.

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