The President and Mrs. Kennedy congratulate American Ballet Theatre cast of "Billy The Kid", May, 1962.
Cecil Stoughton/JFK Presidential Library

Honoring JFK 50 years later

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It has been 50 years since the world changed forever.

Friday, the U.S. honors John F. Kennedy, America’s 35th president. JFK is a man who holds a lasting legacy and some say the moment he was shot changed America’s age of innocence.

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Throughout the day Americans are taking to social media to reflect on the fallen president and his legacy

John F. Kennedy

Honoring JFK 50 years later

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