John F. Kennedy Jr.
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy Lauren Bessette
John F. Kennedy Jr. 1960-1999
"The worst thing, I think, that can happen (to famous
people) is that . . . you retreat into your own
private world. For what I do and just for how I want
to live my life, I think it's really important to
connect to normal life."
John F. Kennedy Jr. USA Today-1998
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy 1966-1999
Lauren Bessette 1964-1999
"We thank the millions who have rained blossoms down
on John's memory. He and his bride have gone to be
with his mother and father, where there will never be
an end to love. He was lost on that troubled night —
but we will always wake for him, so that his time,
which was not doubled, but cut in half, will live
forever in our memory, and in our beguiled and broken
We dared to think, in that other Irish
this John Kennedy would live to comb gray hair, with
his beloved Carolyn by his side. But like his father,
he had every gift but length of years.
have loved him from the day he was born, and watched
the remarkable man he became, now bid him farewell.
God bless you, John and Carolyn. We love you, and we
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