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    JFK's parents Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald on their wedding day, Oct. 7, 1914.

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    From left: Eunice, Jack, Joe Jr., Rosemary, and Kathleen get ready to set sail in the early 1920s.

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    The Kennedy Family at Hyannis Port in 1931. From left: Robert Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy, Jean Kennedy on the lap of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (behind) Patricia Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (behind) Rosemary Kennedy. Edward Kennedy was not born yet.

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    JFK's mother, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, was the daughter of Boston Mayor John Francis "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald.

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    JFK’s paternal grandfather, Patrick “P.J.” Kennedy.

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    Rose Kennedy takes a swim with sons Joe and Jack.

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    Brothers John (left) and Joe Kennedy posed for a portrait in uniform at the start of WW II.

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    John Kennedy at the helm of his Navy vessel, PT 109.

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    JFK posed for a publicity photo to promote his book, “Why England Slept.”

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    A poster from JFK’s Senate Campaign.

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    A campaign button for the 1960 presidential election featured JFK and his running mate, Lyndon Baines Johnson.

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    JFK with his maternal grandfather, former Boston mayor John Francis “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald (left) and his father, Joe Kennedy.

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    News photographer Jacqueline Bouvier snapped a photo of her fiance, the dashing young Sen. Kennedy.

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    JFK and Jacqueline Bouvier were married on Sept. 12, 1953.

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    Brothers John, Robert and Ted Kennedy.

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    JFK and his daughter Caroline share a word over breakfast.

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    The first family on vacation: Jackie and John Kennedy with their children, John Jr. and Caroline.

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    JFK was greeted by enthusiastic crowds when he visisted Ireland in 1963.

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    Reception and tea at the home of Mrs. Mary Ryan, President Kennedy’s second cousin, on June 27, 1963. From left: Margaret Kirwan, Jean Kennedy Smith, Josie Ryan, Mrs. Mary Ryan, President Kennedy, Mary Ann Ryan, Mrs. Margaret Whitty, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, other guests. Dunganstown, Ireland, Kennedy ancestral homestead.

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    JFK waves to thousands of well-wishers during his June, 1963 visit to Ireland.

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    JFK and daughter Caroline share a quiet moment aboard his boat, the Honey Fitz.

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    Tragedy struck on November 22, 1963, when JFK was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas.

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