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Updated: 11/22/2013 08:00:00AM

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In this Nov. 25, 1963, file photo, 3-year-old John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's casket in Washington, three days after the president was assassinated in Dallas. Widow Jacqueline Kennedy, center, and daughter Caroline Kennedy are accompanied by the late president's brothers, Sen. Edward Kennedy, left, and Attorney General Robert Kennedy.

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Frightened onlookers cover their children on the grass in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, after shots were fired at President John F. Kennedy's motorcade on Nov. 22, 1963, as cameramen record the action nearby. President Kennedy was struck by shots, and Texas Gov. John Connally wounded.

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President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy descend the stairs from Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas, on Nov. 22, 1963.

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Texas Gov. John Connally waves as the Connallys and Kennedys set off on what would be the president's final ride on Nov. 22, 1963. One of the modifications to the stock 1961 Lincoln Continental convertible was the addition of a middle row of jump seats.

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Judge Sarah T. Hughes administers the presidential oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson aboard Air Force One at Love Field, Dallas, on Nov. 22, 1963. Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Kennedy, Jack Valenti, Rep. Albert Thomas, Rep. Jack Brooks, Associate Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff (holding microphone) and others witness the oath.

DALLAS MORNING NEWS FILE PHOTO
Jack Ruby, foreground, approaches and shoots JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, center in handcuffs, as he is escorted to the Dallas city jail via the underground garage of the Dallas police headquarters, Texas, on Nov. 24, 1963. Oswald is escorted by detectives Jim Leavelle, left, who is handcuffed to Oswald, and L.C. Graves, right. Directly behind Graves is detective L.D. Montgomery.

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President John F. Kennedy's body is borne from the White House to the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Nov. 24, 1963.

By ADAM KREGER

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Fifty years ago today, America lost its 35th president much too soon. A nation wept.

There are moments in history that people will remember as long as they live. They’ll forever be able to recall where they were, what they were doing, and how they felt.

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