Millions of Americans, including thousands of The Messenger's readers, recall exactly where they were when they heard that President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed on Nov. 22, 1963.
As the 50th anniversary of his death approaches, The Messenger would like to compile memories from our readers. We would like to hear where you were when you heard the news, what it meant to you and what you remember of the days that followed as the country mourned.
Send your stories (250 word maximum) by Nov. 18 to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the words Kennedy Memories in the subject line or mail to Kennedy Memories, 713 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501. Please include your full name, age, town of residence and phone number. The phone number will not be published; it will just be used in case we need clarification or further information.