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1gobluedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-10-08 12:48 PM
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10. I was three when JFK was shot
I don't remember it but I was 8 when MLK and RFK were killed and remember both well.

1. Reagan: I was a junior in college and was most annoyed at the soaps being prempted all day. I remember thinking the media were making too big a deal about it.

2. Challenger: I had just gotten into my car to either go to lunch or run an errand for work when I heard. I remember most that it was a clear sunny day and the image of Christa McAullife waving as she went down the ramp kept going through my head.

3. 9-11: I was at my desk and online when a member of my internet book club posted that she had heard a plane crashed into the WTC. I thought it must have been a small, private plane; then NPR broke into programming :30 seconds later. Again, what I remember most was what a beautiful, sunny morning it was.

The same thing after Katrina; it was a gorgeous day in Michigan and all I could think of was how our serenity and intact landscape could be that way still when there was so much devastation in New Orleans and Mississippi.
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  -Where were you/what were you doing when...  Feb-10-08 09:28 AM   #0 
  - For me  flvegan   Feb-10-08 09:36 AM   #1 
  - Ok, For reagan I was at my parents house in MI...  two gun sid   Feb-10-08 09:45 AM   #2 
  - ..  seemunkee   Feb-10-08 09:57 AM   #3 
  - Great question! My answers...  femmocrat   Feb-10-08 10:06 AM   #4 
  - Oh...  CBHagman   Feb-10-08 10:18 AM   #5 
  - 1. too young 2. too young 3. on my sofa watching TV and nursing leftykid  LeftyMom   Feb-10-08 10:34 AM   #6 
  - For me:  GaYellowDawg   Feb-10-08 10:34 AM   #7 
  - For me  DarkTirade   Feb-10-08 12:33 PM   #8 
  - I found out about both of those events in the same classroom  Cabcere   Feb-11-08 06:55 PM   #44 
  - #1, don't recall  laylah   Feb-10-08 12:41 PM   #9 
  - I was three when JFK was shot  1gobluedem   Feb-10-08 12:48 PM   #10 
  - For me:  krispos42   Feb-10-08 01:02 PM   #11 
  - Oklahoma City...   Feb-10-08 06:14 PM   #16 
  - let's see  kagehime   Feb-10-08 01:03 PM   #12 
  - My answers:  Reverend_Smitty   Feb-10-08 01:12 PM   #13 
  - You were born before JFK got shot and only a year old when MLK was shot?  johnnie   Feb-10-08 01:12 PM   #14 
  - Horrible typo, sorry about that   Feb-10-08 06:15 PM   #17 
  - hmm. OK  Flaxbee   Feb-10-08 01:16 PM   #15 
  - OK ... in the womb for JFK ...  JoePhilly   Feb-10-08 06:36 PM   #19 
  - I remember them well  bluethruandthru   Feb-10-08 06:36 PM   #18 
  - I was...  Pacifist Patriot   Feb-10-08 06:55 PM   #20 
  - How?  EstimatedProphet   Feb-10-08 07:12 PM   #21 
  - See post #17   Feb-10-08 09:28 PM   #22 
     - OK. Didn't notice that the first go round.  EstimatedProphet   Feb-11-08 07:59 AM   #24 
     - OK. Didn't notice that the first go round.  EstimatedProphet   Feb-11-08 08:00 AM   #25 
  - I was in third grade when JFK was shot  chknltl   Feb-10-08 09:50 PM   #23 
  - Yes indeedy  Rabrrrrrr   Feb-11-08 08:12 AM   #26 
  - People remember where they were for Reagan? What about Ford and his TWO escapes?  WinkyDink   Feb-11-08 09:26 AM   #27 
  - I remember mine  Inchworm   Feb-11-08 09:42 AM   #28 
  - I was born after Reagan was shot  Zenzic   Feb-11-08 09:47 AM   #29 
  - You and I must be about the same age!  mikeytherat   Feb-11-08 09:49 AM   #30 
  - Lemme See  new_beawr   Feb-11-08 09:56 AM   #31 
  - home, high school, local tax office  Deep13   Feb-11-08 09:59 AM   #32 
  - My recollections  socialdemocrat1981   Feb-11-08 10:27 AM   #33 
  - Dupe  socialdemocrat1981   Feb-11-08 10:28 AM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-11-08 10:28 AM   #35 
  - Uh, how could you be born before JFK was shot but be only 1 when RFK was shot???  HamdenRice   Feb-11-08 10:46 AM   #36 
  - I was 5 when JFK was assasinated.  calico1   Feb-11-08 10:48 AM   #37 
  - 1. Seventh grade gym class  LiberalEsto   Feb-11-08 11:03 AM   #38 
  - I was on a city bus on the way home from school with a group of  applegrove   Feb-11-08 06:14 PM   #39 
  - A couple other honorable mentions:  Lil Missy   Feb-11-08 06:48 PM   #40 
  - I was  sarge43   Feb-11-08 06:50 PM   #41 
  - Wow, I feel really young...  RedStateProgressive   Feb-11-08 06:53 PM   #42 
  - My answer to your interesting question.  GOPisEvil   Feb-11-08 06:54 PM   #43 
  - I don't remember the first one  DS1   Feb-11-08 06:57 PM   #45 
  - So many bad days...  ThinkBlue1966   Feb-11-08 07:01 PM   #46 
  - Let's see...  fudge stripe cookays   Feb-11-08 07:02 PM   #47 
  - I was 10 when FDR died. Remember people standing on porches crying  Disorganized   Feb-11-08 07:04 PM   #48 
  - 1 - not born yet; 2 - in the process of being born  Cabcere   Feb-11-08 07:06 PM   #49 
  - ...........  petersond   Feb-12-08 01:23 AM   #50 

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