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Old 01-21-2011, 03:59 PM   #57
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I was 6, in first grade (this is Marilynn) at Marine Elementary School, Marine, Illinois (Population 999, then). I don't remember the inauguration, but I sure remember the day in 4rd grade when our vice principal called over the intercom system for a moment of silent prayer for our president, as he had just been shot.

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Old 01-21-2011, 04:07 PM   #58
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Old 01-21-2011, 04:35 PM   #59
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I was in High School, in Marion, Indiana, looking forward to getting out. The day President Kennedy was assinated I was serving in the U.S. Air Force, a terrible day.
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Old 01-21-2011, 04:53 PM   #60
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I was 22 years old working as a full time guard tech in a CSMS shop as a wheel and track mechanic. After almost 30 years I retired as a QC supervisor. Owned a tent then so with 4 kids it was a challenge to go camping. Yes, things do change.
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Old 01-21-2011, 06:45 PM   #61
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Not even thought of. It was almost 17 years before I was born.
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Old 01-21-2011, 10:13 PM   #62
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Old 01-21-2011, 10:19 PM   #63
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I had just made Chief Electronics Technician at the Coast Guard Loran Station, Port Clarence Alaska. 80 miles NW of Nome. No phones, no TV. Only short-wave radio and teletype. Saw the inauguration a few months later on "Movietone News" with the movies from the logistics flight.
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DBol -

I had to laugh (not in a critical way) about the first comment in your post...about being 15 and worried about the religion of the new President.........because

I was 11 years old and being brought up in West Texas in a Presbyterian home...I had NEVER met a Catholic. Didn't know what one was! I was also worried about the President's religion because I had heard somewhere that Catholics had to eat fish on Friday...every Friday.....if a person was Catholic, they had to eat fish...period...that was their religion!

I was afraid that when JFK became President that he would make it a law that every American would have to eat fish every Friday

.....and I hate fish!

Yes the reason was a Southern thing and looking back his idea's where more conservative than we thought and we would have Voted for him today.
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I was in the 10th grade and saw Ike greet JFK. Then study hall was over and I had to go.
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Old 01-22-2011, 03:24 PM   #68
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I was stationed in and on manevers in Germany. I was also 3 months away from marrying the love of my life which happened on March 31, 1960. WE are still married and last year celebrated our 50th Anniversary with a RV trip to Alaska and back, 11,361 miles.

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Old 01-22-2011, 03:30 PM   #69
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i was 9 and probably ice skating in alpena mi. dw was 6 and probably on clearwater beach fl. jimsue

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