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192. I was in 4th grade
Seems to me I don't remember getting out early, but I was in a small SDA community school at the time.
The teacher did announce that the president had been shot.
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  - a twinkle in my father's eye  TorchTheWitch   Nov-21-10 07:31 PM   #1 
  - Probably in my crib or playpen  rox63   Nov-21-10 07:32 PM   #2 
  - Three months for me  tavalon   Nov-22-10 08:55 AM   #144 
  - 1 day shy of 7 months for me  Motown_Johnny   Nov-22-10 03:55 PM   #176 
  - Home on leave from the marines.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-21-10 07:33 PM   #3 
  - I thought I saw him walking up over the hill . .  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 07:58 PM   #33 
  - In first grade.  EmeraldCityGrl   Nov-22-10 10:57 AM   #155 
     - First Grade  RobinA   Nov-22-10 11:08 AM   #156 
  - Home on leave from the USAF. nt  Wwagsthedog   Nov-21-10 09:12 PM   #80 
  - Working a 12-hour shift at the Base Radio Station  timtom   Nov-22-10 07:44 AM   #129 
  - hmmmm.... my wife and I weren't even thought of.  redirish28   Nov-21-10 07:33 PM   #4 
  - Kindergarten...  hlthe2b   Nov-21-10 07:35 PM   #5 
  - I may have to post that song. Thanks for reminding me.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 07:37 PM   #8 
  - Here you are, Worth remembering.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 09:07 PM   #73 
  - A turning point for me also.  amerikat   Nov-21-10 08:23 PM   #56 
  - Uh... it was the other way around, kids...  TheIdiot   Nov-21-10 08:38 PM   #61 
     - yes. of course... a bit of a sleep-deprivation derived brain "fart"  hlthe2b   Nov-21-10 08:50 PM   #69 
  - I Was In 8th Grade, Junior High, Austin, TX  Paladin   Nov-21-10 07:37 PM   #6 
  - I was in 8th grade, too, in the Philadelphia area. n/t  Misskittycat   Nov-21-10 08:21 PM   #54 
     - In 8th grade too and still remember  safeinOhio   Nov-21-10 08:53 PM   #70 
  - Like it was yesterday...  pipi_k   Nov-21-10 07:37 PM   #7 
  - Just left a friend's house, on my way to work 3-11,  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-21-10 07:38 PM   #9 
  - Dad was in the Navy...  Octafish   Nov-21-10 07:38 PM   #10 
  - I was home sick from school  Omaha Steve   Nov-21-10 07:39 PM   #11 
  - Me, too, Steve.  stevedeshazer   Nov-21-10 09:12 PM   #78 
  - Home sick. too...sixth grade.  vanlassie   Nov-21-10 09:48 PM   #91 
  - My friend has a similar story  dflprincess   Nov-21-10 10:06 PM   #99 
  - 8th grade English class. Our family didn't have a TV at the time  japple   Nov-21-10 07:39 PM   #12 
  - Yep. I was in middle school. n/t  Fire1   Nov-21-10 07:40 PM   #13 
  - In the quadrangle..Brooklyn College..between classes.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-10 07:40 PM   #14 
  - 3rd Grade, Parents lifelong Democrats. I remember every minute of the 3 days after.  laughingliberal   Nov-21-10 07:40 PM   #15 
  - Almost there  EternalOptimist01   Nov-21-10 07:40 PM   #16 
  - I was at a friend's house...  FarLeftRage   Nov-21-10 07:42 PM   #17 
  - I was a sophomore in 6th period Biology class when they  doc03   Nov-21-10 07:44 PM   #18 
  - In 6th grade class..when the principle walked into the class to tell us we were going home .  flyarm   Nov-21-10 07:46 PM   #19 
  - I was in the 4th grade - Catholic school. We had been  Roselma   Nov-21-10 07:46 PM   #20 
  - I was a zygote in my mother's womb. n/t  Subdivisions   Nov-21-10 07:46 PM   #21 
  - I was in Mrs. Crawford's third grade class.  blue neen   Nov-21-10 07:48 PM   #22 
  - 10th Grade typing class - I had quit my church over Kennedy win because of backlash from Pastor.  1776Forever   Nov-21-10 07:48 PM   #23 
  - Apparently, I was in my high-chair...  The_Commonist   Nov-21-10 07:48 PM   #24 
  - Poopin in a diaper.  progressoid   Nov-21-10 07:49 PM   #25 
  - San Angelo,Texas...I was a newly-turned four year-old  w8liftinglady   Nov-21-10 07:49 PM   #26 
  - i ws in third grade.  barbtries   Nov-21-10 07:50 PM   #27 
  - I was a school kid. A lot of people took off from work early that day. I think it was a Friday.  struggle4progress   Nov-21-10 07:53 PM   #28 
  - Had gone home "unofficially" to get some 45's  FLyellowdog   Nov-21-10 07:55 PM   #29 
  - In the office of the college student newspaper where I was the literary editor.  Hardrada   Nov-21-10 07:56 PM   #30 
  - In third grade, wondering why the radio was suddenly playing over  Lifelong Protester   Nov-21-10 07:57 PM   #31 
  - Thanks for posting that  TuxedoKat   Nov-21-10 10:26 PM   #103 
  - It is excellent, it will make you cry, make you proud to know that  Lifelong Protester   Nov-21-10 11:12 PM   #104 
  - Great book suggestion. nt  BlueIris   Nov-22-10 03:35 PM   #174 
  - I was a freshman in college, on my way to a Biology 101 class.  MineralMan   Nov-21-10 07:58 PM   #32 
  - I heard it on Armed Forces Network  pscot   Nov-21-10 07:58 PM   #34 
  - In Dallas  El Supremo   Nov-21-10 07:59 PM   #35 
  - In 6th grade...  virgdem   Nov-21-10 07:59 PM   #36 
  - In 9th grade shop class... LaMarque, Texas  Flubadubya   Nov-21-10 08:00 PM   #37 
  - I was almost four, sitting on the floor  Bluenorthwest   Nov-21-10 08:00 PM   #38 
  - How interesting that even people under age 4 at the time remember it, EXCEPT for GHWBush.  kath   Nov-21-10 08:09 PM   #44 
  - Home with a cold from 4th grade. Looking back, I remember an excitement  hedgehog   Nov-21-10 08:03 PM   #39 
  - High School We were at Lunch  NOLALady   Nov-21-10 08:04 PM   #40 
  - I was a sophomore in college...  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-21-10 08:06 PM   #41 
  - Eighth grade math class  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-21-10 08:07 PM   #42 
  - I was in the 4th grade and remember the day vividly.  amerikat   Nov-21-10 08:07 PM   #43 
  - I was in school  malaise   Nov-21-10 08:10 PM   #45 
  - I had just turned 18, was in a dentist's chair, of all places.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-21-10 08:10 PM   #46 
  - George Bush remembers where he was  thelordofhell   Nov-21-10 08:10 PM   #47 
  - No, George H.W. Bush, poppy, cannot recall where he was, but we know a few things...  Festivito   Nov-21-10 09:54 PM   #93 
  - It was my 21st birthday and my best friend had just dropped me  Booster   Nov-21-10 08:10 PM   #48 
  - Wow. Take care, and I hear you.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 08:15 PM   #50 
  - Yeah, one of my very favorites. That song is so compelling and  Booster   Nov-22-10 12:08 AM   #105 
  - Happy Birthday.  pamela   Nov-22-10 04:29 AM   #116 
  - Thank you very much. And a belated happy birthday to you.  Booster   Nov-22-10 09:08 AM   #149 
  - try to have a happy  barbtries   Nov-22-10 12:32 PM   #163 
  - I also rember the funeral train.  amerikat   Nov-21-10 08:15 PM   #49 
  - Are you thinking of Bobby?  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 08:17 PM   #51 
     - You may be correct. To many assinations to count correctly.  amerikat   Nov-21-10 08:28 PM   #59 
     - Yep, Bobby...JFK's coffin was on a wagon pulled by horses...  pipi_k   Nov-21-10 08:49 PM   #68 
  - 2nd Grade classroom ....  Trajan   Nov-21-10 08:20 PM   #52 
  - In college. In Boston, MA.  Sinistrous   Nov-21-10 08:21 PM   #53 
  - 6th grade, but not a peep over the intercom  catrose   Nov-21-10 08:22 PM   #55 
  - I was 11 months old, ostensibly, I had just learned to walk.  Thor_MN   Nov-21-10 08:24 PM   #57 
  - in my playpen, sensing the trauma that the adults around were feeling. nt  lostnfound   Nov-21-10 08:26 PM   #58 
  - Walking to the book store at the Un. of Oregon, Eugene. n/t  kiranon   Nov-21-10 08:32 PM   #60 
  - 1st grade. Mrs. Taylor's class.  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-21-10 08:38 PM   #62 
  - I was living in Japan at that time, in a small fishing/farming village by Sasebo.  pnorman   Nov-21-10 08:41 PM   #63 
  - I was at work in Kansas City and heard it over  asjr   Nov-21-10 08:44 PM   #64 
  - Ninth grade algebra class  HarveyDarkey   Nov-21-10 08:44 PM   #65 
  - Trying to figure out why my mommy was crying.  uppityperson   Nov-21-10 08:44 PM   #66 
  - I was 14 years old, living in France...  TheIdiot   Nov-21-10 08:47 PM   #67 
  - Probably playing in a sandbox.  bluedigger   Nov-21-10 08:57 PM   #71 
  - At the dentist in Northampton, Massachusetts  Demoiselle   Nov-21-10 09:05 PM   #72 
  - I'm with you. What a story. It's still like it happened yesterday.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 09:10 PM   #76 
  - The grassy knoll, you?  AngryAmish   Nov-21-10 09:07 PM   #74 
  - I was in school.  H2O Man   Nov-21-10 09:08 PM   #75 
  - sitting in an 8th grade classroom. i don't remember the subject  ellenfl   Nov-21-10 09:10 PM   #77 
  - in 8th grade class at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Ohio  NEOhiodemocrat   Nov-21-10 09:12 PM   #79 
  - Except for GHWBush (wrt your last sentence)  kath   Nov-22-10 04:40 AM   #117 
  - I was working in the Medical Records Dept. in a small hospital  Individualist   Nov-21-10 09:13 PM   #81 
  - My parents were getting married. I would be born 13 months later.  REP   Nov-21-10 09:15 PM   #82 
  - College campus, stunned.  JohnnyLib2   Nov-21-10 09:16 PM   #83 
  - Sophomore English - My teacher (All-State BB) openly wept  66 dmhlt   Nov-21-10 09:16 PM   #84 
  - where I was  northoftheborder   Nov-21-10 09:19 PM   #85 
  - At recess from 1st grade at Our Lady of Mercy School  EFerrari   Nov-21-10 09:19 PM   #86 
  - Home with my three daughters - I was reading and left the TV off.  jwirr   Nov-21-10 09:21 PM   #87 
  - We were at Fort Dix. Crying our  emilyg   Nov-21-10 09:27 PM   #88 
  - Ms. McCafferty's 4th Period English class,  Blue_In_AK   Nov-21-10 09:34 PM   #89 
  - Mine, too.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 09:55 PM   #94 
  - I was a 20 year-old college student.  frogmarch   Nov-21-10 09:36 PM   #90 
  - I'm adding my post to my Journal, thanks to posts like yours.  Faygo Kid   Nov-21-10 09:52 PM   #92 
  - Home sick ... I was 7 years old ... I saw it on TV ...  littlewolf   Nov-21-10 09:58 PM   #95 
  - Peterborough, England  Skittles   Nov-21-10 09:58 PM   #96 
  - I was three  Danmel   Nov-21-10 09:59 PM   #97 
  - Fifth grade  dflprincess   Nov-21-10 10:02 PM   #98 
  - St. Patrick's School Newburgh N.Y.......  Historic NY   Nov-21-10 10:08 PM   #100 
  - I was born 10 years later..  disillusioned73   Nov-21-10 10:20 PM   #101 
  - In my 6th grade class on a dark, rainy day.  pacalo   Nov-21-10 10:24 PM   #102 
  - Art class..HS freshman...couldn't believe it.  Desertrose   Nov-22-10 12:12 AM   #106 
  - I was in first grade in a parochial grade school  Urban Prairie   Nov-22-10 12:23 AM   #107 
  - Kindergarten...  AmBlue   Nov-22-10 12:27 AM   #108 
  - Watching Bozo Circus  KharmaTrain   Nov-22-10 12:30 AM   #109 
  - On My Way To The Cafeteria For Lunch After P.E. ..........  global1   Nov-22-10 12:46 AM   #110 
  - I was 18 years old.  Lugnut   Nov-22-10 12:50 AM   #111 
  - I was a few days old, still in the hospital with my mom...  yurbud   Nov-22-10 01:46 AM   #112 
  - i remember, and don't forgive the unadressed sins n/t  upi402   Nov-22-10 01:52 AM   #113 
  - I was in school  DearAbby   Nov-22-10 02:31 AM   #114 
  - Nearly 1 year from making my entrance into the world. n/t  CakeGrrl   Nov-22-10 02:37 AM   #115 
  - Zoology class lecture. One of the math teachers who didn't have a class that period came into the  Citizen Worker   Nov-22-10 04:47 AM   #118 
  - We sat quietly in English class, no one speaking, waiting.  TexasObserver   Nov-22-10 04:51 AM   #119 
  - In 4th year Latin class  eridani   Nov-22-10 06:31 AM   #120 
  - eridani  Diclotican   Nov-22-10 04:31 PM   #177 
     - Indeed. And Latin teachers the world over admire Petronius Arbiter n/t  eridani   Nov-22-10 09:33 PM   #188 
        - eridani  Diclotican   Nov-23-10 11:32 AM   #191 
           - Ovaries actually--in both cases  eridani   Nov-24-10 09:05 AM   #197 
              - eridani  Diclotican   Nov-24-10 10:17 AM   #200 
                 - Little Caesar was actually a pretty good Latin teacher  eridani   Nov-24-10 10:26 AM   #202 
                    - eridani  Diclotican   Nov-24-10 11:06 AM   #205 
  - 8th grade, hall guard, across the hall from the school office.  mwb970   Nov-22-10 06:33 AM   #121 
  - In 8th grade at Sacred Heart school in Houston  TexasProgresive   Nov-22-10 06:40 AM   #122 
  - Home sick from school, watching "Hawaiian Eye," which was interrupted by the horrible news.  WinkyDink   Nov-22-10 07:14 AM   #123 
  - In school in Meridian, Oklahoma, first grade.  KatyaR   Nov-22-10 07:23 AM   #124 
  - In Leonardo, NJ, getting on the school bus  BlueGirlRedState   Nov-22-10 07:23 AM   #125 
  - I was in Camelot-for one brief shining moment.  bmbmd   Nov-22-10 07:27 AM   #126 
  - I was 2. (n/t)  Iggo   Nov-22-10 07:30 AM   #127 
  - I was on an 8th grade field trip inside Luray Caverns in VA.  Waiting For Everyman   Nov-22-10 07:40 AM   #128 
  - Someday they are going to tie Poppy Bush into that murder....  lib2DaBone   Nov-22-10 07:44 AM   #130 
  - I agree.....  Tippy   Nov-22-10 08:44 AM   #141 
  - Never. If Bush pere didn't get rid of the evidence/records, then Bush fils did.  WinkyDink   Nov-22-10 09:06 AM   #146 
  - I was in 8th grade in Madison Wisconsin....  a kennedy   Nov-22-10 07:45 AM   #131 
  - I was in 2nd grade, I remember we weren't told what happened  sufrommich   Nov-22-10 07:51 AM   #132 
  - "bigger than 911"?  BoneDaddy   Nov-22-10 07:54 AM   #133 
  - I'm not sure I would say "bigger" but the scope/magnitude  hlthe2b   Nov-22-10 08:43 AM   #140 
  - I understand  BoneDaddy   Nov-22-10 11:45 AM   #160 
  - Hello?! The assassination of a President supercedes the deaths, even many multiples, of  WinkyDink   Nov-22-10 09:08 AM   #148 
     - I disagree  BoneDaddy   Nov-22-10 11:42 AM   #158 
  - "bigger than 911"?  BoneDaddy   Nov-22-10 07:54 AM   #134 
  - in school, we went out to the teachers' parking lot & listened to the news on their car radios.  Hannah Bell   Nov-22-10 07:56 AM   #135 
  - 9th Grade Science Class  remember2000forever   Nov-22-10 08:22 AM   #136 
  - Mrs. Olson's third grade class Writght Street School - Corry, PA  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-22-10 08:30 AM   #137 
  - I remember my parents crying  voteearlyvoteoften   Nov-22-10 08:40 AM   #138 
  - I happened to be sitting in front of the TV.......I remember screaming...NO...NO...  Tippy   Nov-22-10 08:43 AM   #139 
  - In Worcester, Mass.  progressivejazz   Nov-22-10 08:47 AM   #142 
  - A four year old  treestar   Nov-22-10 08:50 AM   #143 
  - Fifth Grade. My mom picked me up at the bus stop. Which she never did.  onenote   Nov-22-10 09:03 AM   #145 
  - I was at my locker after lunch ....  Zen Democrat   Nov-22-10 09:07 AM   #147 
  - High School freshman..  polmaven   Nov-22-10 09:59 AM   #150 
  - November 22, 1963  robdogbucky   Nov-22-10 10:16 AM   #151 
  - I was in Puerto Rico  Bombero1956   Nov-22-10 10:24 AM   #152 
  - Grade school  bikebloke   Nov-22-10 10:28 AM   #153 
  - I was born almost exactly 3 years later  Mad_Dem_X   Nov-22-10 10:40 AM   #154 
  - happy belated birthday!  barbtries   Nov-22-10 12:12 PM   #161 
  - I was in the 6th grade sitting in class...  rexcat   Nov-22-10 11:34 AM   #157 
  - The radio was on as I was preparing to leave for school.  NOLALady   Nov-22-10 11:42 AM   #159 
  - I was at work.  Cleita   Nov-22-10 12:23 PM   #162 
  - The nuns sent us home from first grade andwould not tell us why. I came home and my  saracat   Nov-22-10 12:50 PM   #164 
  - I was...  bhcodem   Nov-22-10 01:38 PM   #165 
  - I was but two.  jotsy   Nov-22-10 01:40 PM   #166 
  - Second grade.....and my grandma died that day, too.  blm   Nov-22-10 01:41 PM   #167 
  - Was in the 6th grade, Mrs Davies classroom, a mobile unit at Montclaire  bluesmail   Nov-22-10 01:42 PM   #168 
  - 5th grade, Brooklyn NY  musette_sf   Nov-22-10 02:01 PM   #169 
  - I was in fifth grade  Carolina   Nov-22-10 02:45 PM   #170 
  - First grade.  CrispyQ   Nov-22-10 02:58 PM   #171 
  - K&R for the historical and therapeutic value of such a thread. nt  BlueIris   Nov-22-10 03:03 PM   #172 
  - I was 5, remember telling my Mom  Spike89   Nov-22-10 03:12 PM   #173 
  - 10th grade -- Trig class.  Hepburn   Nov-22-10 03:54 PM   #175 
  - 8th grade English class, waiting for my Dad to come and pick me up for a dental appointment.  11 Bravo   Nov-22-10 04:42 PM   #178 
  - K&R  Carolina   Nov-22-10 05:04 PM   #179 
  - Fifth Grade Class...  PCIntern   Nov-22-10 05:09 PM   #180 
  - 3rd grade, Mark Twain Elementary School  Still Sensible   Nov-22-10 05:26 PM   #181 
  - First grade - in the SRA reading group n/t  Donnachaidh   Nov-22-10 06:00 PM   #182 
  - Driving to the grocery store in suburban Sacramento w/ my 1 year old.  Divernan   Nov-22-10 06:19 PM   #183 
  - Sitting on (my) front porch  madmax   Nov-22-10 06:47 PM   #184 
  - Mrs. Roy's third grade class.  A-Long-Little-Doggie   Nov-22-10 06:56 PM   #185 
  - Before my time by a couple years - but I found this great clip on You Tube  TBF   Nov-22-10 06:59 PM   #186 
  - In school  mimitabby   Nov-22-10 07:00 PM   #187 
  - I was on the swingset in our yard in Indonesia.  bitchkitty   Nov-23-10 09:59 AM   #189 
  - Sitting in my 3rd grade class  Peregrine   Nov-23-10 10:02 AM   #190 
  - I was in 4th grade  Spirochete   Nov-23-10 12:31 PM   #192 
  - Toddling around  supernova   Nov-23-10 12:32 PM   #193 
  - Somewhere being a 3-yo.  LWolf   Nov-23-10 12:32 PM   #194 
  - At the Canada/US Border Crossing  Tracer   Nov-23-10 12:39 PM   #195 
  - 6th grade in the gym practicing for some music concert.  dembotoz   Nov-23-10 01:20 PM   #196 
  - Not born yet.  ThatsMyBarack   Nov-24-10 09:06 AM   #198 
  - Not born yet.  Dulcinea   Nov-24-10 09:57 AM   #199 
  - Wondering why my mom was frantically dialing my dad and her best friend Donna  blondeatlast   Nov-24-10 10:20 AM   #201 
  - And those of us who had seen it...how could we ever forget...  pipi_k   Nov-24-10 10:29 AM   #203 
     - I was home babysitting since my wife and some of her friends had...  hayu_lol   Nov-24-10 10:58 AM   #204 
 

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