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John F. Kennedy Early life and Education John Fitzgerald Kennedy was an american politican, commonly reffered to as JFK. JFK was the 35th President of United State. JFK was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts. His father was a well known businessman and politican, his mother was a philanthropist/socialite. John had nine siblings, four brothers and 5 sisters. Their mom kept notecards for each of them in a small wooden file box and made a point of writing down everything from a doctor’s visit to the shoe size they had at a particular age. John was named in the honor of his grandfather (maternal) John Francis Fitzgerald who was a Boston Mayor. In his early years, John was given the name ‘Jack’ by his close friends and family members. John as reported by his notecard suffered a lot of diseases during the early years. When Jack was three years old, he got sick with scarlet fever which back in time was a very severe, life threatning disease and his father was terrified that Jack may…show more content…
Jack had subjected his thesis on British participation in Munich agreement which at that time became the bestseller under the name ‘Why England Slept’. Jack also helped his father write a narrative during his time as an American ambassador. In 1940, Jack graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Science in international affairs. Shortly after graduating from Harvard, Kennedy joined the U.S. Navy and was assigned to command a patrol boat in the South Pacific. In August, 1943, his boat was rammed by a Japanese warship and split in two. Two sailors died and Jack badly injured his back. Hauling another wounded sailor by the strap of his life vest, Jack led the survivors to a nearby island, where they were rescued six days later. The incident earned him the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for "extremely heroic conduct" and a Purple Heart for the injuries he
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