November 22, 1963 stands out as one of our nation’s saddest moments. Those of us alive at that time remember where we were when we heard the chilling news that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated.
Our nation was thrown into mourning. People wondered what would happen to our country. What would happen to President Kennedy’s beautiful wife Jackie and his young children, Caroline, and John? Fourteen-year old Larry (my husband) had another question: What happened to President Kennedy?
President Kennedy personified power and charisma. Bodyguards surrounded him. If the most powerful and protected man in the world couldn’t be saved from an untimely death, what did that say about Larry’s vulnerability? Larry couldn’t shake the worry: What would happen to me if I died? Continue Reading