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Old 01-20-2011, 10:22 AM   #29
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I was 16 and a freshman in Bartlett, TX (had to wait till I turned 7 to start school). I could hardly wait to play high school football in the fall. I hadn't taken driver's ed yet so I had to rely on my parents or big brother to get around. I did have my first real job, that being getting up early in the morning and going from grocery store to grocery store to stack Holsom bread in the shelves. I made $15.00/week. I also shined shoes on the weekends in the barber shop at 15 cents a shine. What a Life.

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Old 01-20-2011, 10:32 AM   #31
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I was in Camp Lejuene, NC. The Inauguration didn't impact me as much as November a couple of years later. I remember that VERY well.

It was cool seeing the unreleased photo's from this day 50 years ago. My favorite is JFK, in top hat, walking from the White House.

Here is the link to the photo's from Life: Rare and Unseen: JFK's Inauguration - Photo Gallery - LIFE

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6 weeks old and I could have cared less about what was going on. My world was sleep, eat, poop, repeat.
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Old 01-20-2011, 01:55 PM   #33
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I was just buying my first house in La Crescenta, Ca for $17000. 3 3/4% Loan and $100 per month payments and scared stiff. I knew I was taking a bath ! Hummm didn't work out that way. That house is worth $500,000 in TODAYS depressed market.
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Busting my butt earning a living for my wife and three kids in the east bay area of San Francisco. Didn't have much time or interest in politics or inaugurations. Not a good time in my life.

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Old 01-20-2011, 05:48 PM   #36
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At Fort Churchill MB, Hmmm! January. well we most likely had only a few hours of daylight.

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I was a whole 9 yrs old., sure don't remember the Inauguration of JFK. One of the very few Great Presidents the USA had. irover

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