Reblogging one of my favorite stories from my aunt. Thinking about her today.

History & Wine

After a request by a friend, I have been going back through the emails that my aunt and I shared over the past few years. We would write each other about what was going on in our lives, and we would also share stories–both fiction and true. This friend has asked that I post more of the stories between my aunt and myself. I see this public sharing as a way of keeping my aunt alive in my heart, as well as through a legacy of stories–her history.

Today, I found an email that she had written to me on November 8, 2010. She wanted to share a quick story with me about her small connection to a big figure in history… John F. Kennedy. This is not an “I met JFK and shook his hand” story, but more of an endearing memory of a moment from long ago.

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