John F. Kennedy Assassination, 1963

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John F. Kennedy Assassination, 1963

It was late morning, sun shining through the windows, cool breeze in the air as Linda was about to go to the store for her mother. With her mother yelling at her not to forget the grocery list, she had to keep reminding herself to turn the TV off before she left. Linda running to turn it off so she could leave, stopped in her tracks as she saw news headlines across the TV. She stood there, not believing what she was reading. She yells for her mother to come in there to see if it’s actually happening. Her mother tells her it’s true, John F. Kennedy was shot passing the Texas School Book Depository Building.

President John F. Kennedy was sitting in a Lincoln convertible with Jacqueline Kennedy, his wife, and Texas Governor John Connally and his wife. “Lee Harvey Oswald allegedly fired three shots from the sixth floor, fatally wounding President Kennedy and seriously injuring
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Kennedy was a very tragic event that took place in America’s history. John F. Kennedy was an outstanding President that everybody adored. He always had a smile on his face and kept people going throughout their bad days. When people saw that he had been shot in Texas, driving past a school, they were absolutely devastated. No one believed what they were seeing and didn’t think it could get any worse. No one left their houses for anything, they all sat in mourn. When they learned that Oswald was the killer, they grew hatred and didn’t understand why he’d do such a thing like that to the President of the United States. Not much later did they find out that he was possibly in a “gang” and had been paid to shoot Kennedy. There was a possibility of Ruby being the one to pay him, which was reported when Jack Ruby had shot Oswald before his trial. When Oswald was shot, questions rose to why, as well as people’s excitement, with them believing he deserved such cruel punishment for doing what he did to the Kennedy

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