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John F. Kennedy: 50 Years On


50 Years On

He gave us hope, a shining voice
A man of courage and pride
But when he was taken, far too soon
He left us all behind
A little dead inside

Vietnam might not have claimed
A generation’s life
Colleges might have focused on learning
Instead of riots and political strife

We could have had it all, as Adele would aptly say
Rolling in the deep
But instead we got a nightmare
And a country that can never sleep

What might have been
What could have been
— Isn’t

A dream is broken, gone
And so we move forward, with repentant tears
50 years on

 —Patricia Gay
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Thank you President Kennedy for a great vacation


My husband takes an early morning stroll along Coast Guard Beach at low tide.

From personal knowledge I realize very well how useful this is going to be for the people of the Cape and Massachusetts and New England and the entire United States. —President John F. Kennedy upon signing the Cape Cod National Seashore bill

I just got back from a one-week vacation to Cape Cod, and my favorite place on Earth, Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, Mass. A beautiful spot on the Atlantic Ocean, the beach is graced with soft white sand, rollicking blue waves, nesting birds, and an occasional group of bobbing seals. Read more…

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