Thursday, July 16, 2009
A Sad Anniversary
Ten years ago today, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn, and his sister-in-law Lauren Bessette died in a plane crash off of Martha's Vineyard. For a time, the handsome prince of the Kennedy family was talked up as a future president, but it was questionable that he had the desire for the job his father held so many years ago. Now, we'll never know. He was by all accounts a modest, normal guy, loved by his friends and family, who happened to be born with the looks of a movie star and the name of the most famous family in the U.S.