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Where were you when JFK was shot?

Where were you when JFK was shot?

For people of a certain age, the date Nov. 22, 1963 triggers strong memories.

For people of a certain age, the date Nov. 22, 1963 triggers strong memories.

It was a Friday afternoon. Men and women were still at work, children were still in school when the first news bulletin reported President Kennedy’s motorcade in Dallas had been fired upon.

The nation would later learn Kennedy had been killed in the attack.

Many can remember where they were and what they were doing when they learned the president had been shot. With the 50th anniversary of the assassination coming next month, The Daily Gazette looking for your memories.

Tell us what you were doing that Friday afternoon. Let us know what you were thinking.

We’ll print selected answers on Sunday, Nov. 17.

People can email their responses to features@dailygazette.net using “Kennedy Project” in the subject line. Or mail them to “Kennedy Project,” The Daily Gazette, P.O. Box 1090, Schenectady, N.Y. 12301-1090.

All entries must be received by Friday, Nov. 1.

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