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Birthplace of John F. Kennedy: Home of the Boy Who Would Be President

takes students to JFK's birthplace and to the neighborhood where he grew up. It was here that JFK's parents began instilling the high standards and ambition that would make the Kennedys one of America's most famous families. Students can investigate the Kennedy's family traditions, values, and interests to consider how family culture and community shapes one's character and personality. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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John F. Kennedy, c. 1925  (Kennedy Family Collection, John F. Kennedy Library)

John F. Kennedy, c. 1925

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