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By Paul Losch

Remembering November 22, 1963

Uploaded: Nov 14, 2013

My now deceased parents remembered Pearl Harbor, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11.

I was a fourth grader when Kennedy was killed, and all I recall about it was that it was a confusing weekend. My family went to church on Sunday, and Lee Harvey Oswald was killed while we were singing hymns.

I lived in Texas a few years after the assassination, and one of my classmates in high school said that there was applause in his Dallas elementary school when it was announced that Kennedy had been killed. Unbelievable.

I fervently hope that such tragic events do not occur again. But I suspect something will happen in the not so predictable future.

What do you remember? What was your reaction?

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