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The scar that unlocked the timing of my brother’s intersection with history, Kennedy style

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

On what would prove to be the last full day of his life, Robert Francis Kennedy saw his son drowning in the California surf. It was June 4, 1968, and the windswept Pacific Ocean was chilly, the summer sky gray. Kennedy and his family were spending primary day here on the coast with a friend, […]

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