On this day, exactly 60 years ago, American President John F. Kennedy, also known as JFK or Jack, was assassinated. The story of that family is filled with hard-to-explain tragedies. In the years that will follow, their children will also die. Jack’s sister Rosemary was left completely immobile much earlier, after a terrible and inhumane lobotomy, two years older Kathleen died when her plane crashed in the French Alps, older brother Joe died in a war plane, and their brother Robert was killed in 1968 while campaigning for the presidential election.
The Kennedy family has faced more than its fair share of tragedy throughout history. Their losses have been felt deeply by many Americans who looked up to JFK as a symbol of hope and inspiration during his presidency. As we remember this tragic day in history, let us honor the memory of JFK and his family by reflecting on the lessons we can learn from their experiences and striving to create a better future for ourselves and our loved ones.
In the special feature that comes out with the printed edition on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023 you can read more about the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his family members who went through such unfortunate events.