9 things you didn't know about Rose Kennedy
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She played through pain Her 1964 diary entry, the year after Jack's assassination, revealed her strong will in the face of unspeakable tragedy: 'I am not going to be licked by tragedy, as life is a challenge and we must carry on and work for the living as well as mourn for the dead.'

She played through pain


Her 1964 diary entry, the year after Jack's assassination, revealed her strong will in the face of unspeakable tragedy:

"I am not going to be licked by tragedy, as life is a challenge and we must carry on and work for the living as well as mourn for the dead."
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