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Reliving JFK: Readers share their memories

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The 1963-’64 school year was the last year of our Country School one mile south of our farm in Middletown Township, Jackson County. The best I can recall was that someone’s father came in and whispered something to our teacher, Mrs. Rose Gilmore. At once she started crying and then told us that President Kennedy had been shot. She then dismissed school and asked us to go home.


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