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John F. Kennedy
used in Looking for Alaska

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35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps, Space Race, and partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; ordered the Bay of Pigs invasion and response to the Cuban Missile Crisis; assassinated (1917-1963)
  • Surely, John F. Kennedy (who was six feet tall according to his biography, my height exactly) did not have to squat at his boarding school.
    p. 9.5
  • I thought of the people I'd read about—John F. Kennedy, James Joyce, Humphrey Bogart—who went to boarding school, and their adventures—Kennedy, for example, loved pranks.
    p. 8.5

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