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    Rosemary Kennedy

    Rosemary Kennedy, born Rose Marie Kennedy on September 13, 1918, was the third child and eldest daughter of Joseph and Rose Kennedy. She was slower to crawl, slower to walk and to speak than her brothers, and she experienced learning difficulties when she reached school age. Despite her apparent intellectual disabilities, Rosemary participated i...

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    Patricia Kennedy Lawford

    Patricia Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 6, 1924, the sixth child and fourth daughter of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. Patricia attended the Roehampton Sacred Heart Convent School, a boarding school on the outskirts of London, while her father was Ambassador to Great Britain. She was a good student, especially in mathematics. In 1927...

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    2004 Winning Essay by Avram Sand

    Avram Sand, a 16 year-old junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy in New York City, and Will Schmidley, an 18 year-old senior at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas, were honored during the May 24, 2004, Profile in Courage Award ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston for their prize-winning entries in the national John ...

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    Doris Voitier (2007)

    Doris Voitier began her career as a math teacher and had served in the St. Bernard Parish public school system for more than 30 years when she was appointed Superintendent in August, 2004. One year later, when every building in St. Bernard Parish was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, Voitier worked boldly and tirelessly, without help from ...

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    Cory Booker 2008

    When Cory A. Booker, 39, took the oath of office as mayor of New Jersey’s largest city on July 1, 2006, he assumed the leadership of a city plagued by crime and economic blight. Booker immediately launched a “100-Day Plan” to improve public safety, develop the economy, and reform city government. Among his early reforms were a reorganization of the...

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    Chicken Fat

    Accession Number: MR2008-63. Description: Chicken Fat, also known as “The Youth Fitness Song.”  Composed for President Kennedy’s Physical Fitness Program. Recordings of this song were sent to school districts throughout the United States to accompany the official U.S. Physical Fitness program of the President’s Cou...

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    Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara J. Wylie in Katmandu, Nepal
    1963

    Accession Number: PX65-2:44 Description: (original Peace Corps caption) Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara J. Wylie, 33, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, is an English teacher in Katmandu, Nepal. An outside project is a school which she has started for the children of untouchable servants in her neighborhood. Normally these children would ge...

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    Charles Price (1997)

    Judge Charles Price, a circuit court judge in Montgomery, Alabama, was honored in 1997 for his devotion to the principles of the American Constitution that compelled him to rule that a fellow circuit court judge's courtroom display of the Ten Commandments for religious purposes was a violation of the First Amendment. In 1995, Etowah County (Alabama...

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IFP:85I "Pray at Home, Kennedy Answer to Supreme Court Ruling"

IFP:85I "Pray at Home, Kennedy Answer to Supreme Court Ruling" 6/27/1962.

IFP:85I "Pray at Home, Kennedy Answer to Supreme Court Ruling" 6/27/1962.