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Old 11-22-2016, 10:33 AM
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2nd grade, early release, didn't know why all the teachers were sobbing, was relieved when I found out why because the town where I grew up (Aiken,SC) was gonna be the first to get nuked if the balloon went up. Scary decade.
Old 11-22-2016, 11:27 AM
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One of my earliest memories at 4 years old. My grandparents lived next door and my grandmother and my mother were sitting in the living room talking when my grandfather called and said to turn the tv on.

I remember JFK Jr. saluting the funeral procession and thinking that it was the most natural and proper thing to do, then I too saluted.
Old 11-22-2016, 11:33 AM
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3 days old @ Cape Fear Valley Memorial hospital in Fayetteville NC.
Old 11-22-2016, 02:03 PM
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7th-grade classroom at St Anthony's Elementary School. We were dismissed early.
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I was at school too. I don't recall if we got to go home early or not but I remember watching TV with my family. Bad day for America.
Old 11-22-2016, 02:18 PM
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Skipped school and playing pool at the local pool hall
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Likely eating or filling my diaper....in that order.
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On a DEW line radar site north of the arctic circle. We immediately went on full alert when the news came in. Even got issued live ammo to stand guard with. The radar observer guys went nuts looking for incoming.
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Making mustard in my diaper
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Originally Posted by squid711 View Post
Making mustard in my diaper
Gray Poupon no doubt! Or is it spelled Poop-On?
Old 11-23-2016, 01:19 AM
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Originally Posted by DFreedom View Post
Can't say for sure but if I had to guess, I'd say laying around with a poopy diaper.



Especially if you ignore the adultery and drug use.
I was talking about his politics not personal life. He would not recognize his party today.
Old 11-23-2016, 04:48 AM
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9th grade in Mrs. Wallaces math class. Ironically, right across the Indian River from what would be Kennedy Space Center.
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Originally Posted by RGrew176 View Post
I was talking about his politics not personal life. He would not recognize his party today.
Kennedy would be a republican today
Old 11-23-2016, 05:40 PM
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I was a starting middle linebacker on defense, and right guard on offense. Had just started putting my pads on for practice. Our last game was played on Thanksgiving Day. Coach called us over, announced what had happened in Dallas. Practice cancelled.

An Ugly day.
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9th grade mechanical drafting class in Battle Creek, Mi. Was announced over p.a. System. Remainder of class was most quite I can remember.
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Nowhere; but two years later to the day I was born in El Paso.
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Here

Old 11-24-2016, 06:51 PM
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Originally Posted by gfretwell View Post
Kennedy would be a republican today
I think you would be correct.
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Originally Posted by castnet View Post
3rd grade...Lake Monroe Elementary .....we had no PA...teacher came in and told us.....
Same here, except Most Holy Redeemer school in Buffalo. Teacher was wearing a two-tone purple dress, with long black hair. 3rd seat back in first row against the wall. Teacher came in crying, said "the President was just shot". They sent us all home.


Amazing how some things just stick with you.
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Still swimming around in my dad's testicles

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