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Wed Nov 22, 2023, 06:21 AM Nov 2023

A sad day in our country's history happened 60 years ago today. [View all]

John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. I was two months old, but my mother and I were talking about this and how it changed the course of history. She remembers that day and the sadness that the country felt for some time afterward.

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My memory of the day Croney Nov 2023 #1
I think a generation of chldren--including those far too young to have fully experienced it... hlthe2b Nov 2023 #2
I was in school. It was terrible. It was leftyladyfrommo Nov 2023 #3
It was a Friday. I was a H.S. Senior. Mother Superior (Catholic School)... lamp_shade Nov 2023 #4
I believe that television Brainstormy Nov 2023 #22
I was 11 on that Friday in 1963. ProudMNDemocrat Nov 2023 #5
Cool story seeing him visiting your area. electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #40
I was in 6th grade. I remember every minute of livetohike Nov 2023 #6
One always remembered. sinkingfeeling Nov 2023 #7
I was in gradeschool... 2naSalit Nov 2023 #8
'Don't let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment that was known as Camelot'. Swede Nov 2023 #9
We got out of school early. I helped a friend deliver his newspapers. Nice day, weatherwise. I was eleven. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #10
I was in 5th grade. Catholic school. calimary Nov 2023 #11
That was very similar to my experience calguy Nov 2023 #36
Our country was hijacked that sad day.... BigOleDummy Nov 2023 #12
It seemed like there were conclusive answers being closed in on as time went on. hadEnuf Nov 2023 #29
I was waiting in my Education Methods class for the Professor to arrive. pazzyanne Nov 2023 #13
I was waiting for the Professor of my Education Methods to come. pazzyanne Nov 2023 #14
This country bears no resemblance to the country I grew up in as a young child. Boomerproud Nov 2023 #15
I've never gotten over it. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #16
I was in jr.hi and home ill that day. Watching TV on my little B&W set in my bedroom when the Bulletin notice came on... Liberal In Texas Nov 2023 #17
am wearing all black for today. black hoodie. black sweats. AllaN01Bear Nov 2023 #18
I was 15 years old and a junior in H.S. Scottie Mom Nov 2023 #19
It is one of my very first memories. Scrivener7 Nov 2023 #20
Of course, I would NEVER make light of this tragic event... MissMillie Nov 2023 #21
My second birthday OnlinePoker Nov 2023 #23
The day before my 16th birthday WyLoochka Nov 2023 #24
I remember it well. MuseRider Nov 2023 #25
I was 2 weeks into boot camp when the news broke. Sal_NV Nov 2023 #26
The more time passes, the less I believe in various conspiracy theories. Paladin Nov 2023 #27
I was 3 years old at the time. Archae Nov 2023 #31
Well stated. (nt) Paladin Nov 2023 #35
I was in 1st grade. mn9driver Nov 2023 #28
I was a Junior in High School, sitting in study hall when it was announced that he was shot. patphil Nov 2023 #30
I was 15 a sophomore in hs in 6th period Biology class when it doc03 Nov 2023 #32
Home from school with flu, watching the soaps with my mom Ocelot II Nov 2023 #33
Unbelievable ProfessorGAC Nov 2023 #41
I was just 20 snowybirdie Nov 2023 #34
60 years ago today... alterfurz Nov 2023 #37
I was only 5 but i remember my mom crying bedazzled Nov 2023 #38
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I was 4 pfitz59 Nov 2023 #42
I was in 7th grade at a k-8 school. An announcement cksmithy Nov 2023 #43
I hated my 5th grade teacher. But when she came back into our classroom after being called outside... electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #44
If you've never read, or heard (on YT) JFK's American University speech given earlier in '63... electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #45
One last surreal story about the JFK assination.... Liberal In Texas Nov 2023 #46
I was 13. I forget what class I was in, when a voice came over niyad Nov 2023 #47
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