|Arlington, At Dusk|
Believe me, I know what happened, it is a date that was seared into the soul of a ten year old boy. It's one of those "where were you" dates.
For me, my world went from being a safe place, where all is goodness and light, to a very dark, dark future.
Vietnam followed not long after.
The riots and turbulence of the '60s here in the U.S. were another symptom of those dark, dark times.
But to a young boy, the events were overwhelming. Why would anyone want to kill the President? What dark powers walked the Earth that would make possible such a thing?
I have not forgotten those dark days and I never will.
Rest in peace Mr. President. Some of us remember.