Growing up in Brookline, Massachusetts with a wealthy Irish family consisting of a father, mother, and nine siblings, John Kennedy, the second oldest, was accustomed to a luxurious life. Regretfull, he was also riddled with sicknesses of multiple degrees, often pushing him near death. However, this does not mean he did not have to work to achieve his success. Throughout his schooling, he was seen as a troublemaker who simply did not receive top marks, despite being obviously brilliant in the rare instances in which he applied himself (“John F. Kennedy”). This lack of commitment was a trait that he did not outgrow in Harvard, the college he attended. Being a handsome and charming young man, he was exceedingly popular w...
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