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Where were you when JFK was shot?

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Fifty years ago today, people were just going about their everyday, busy routines when their lives, and the country’s history, were forever changed.


News spread that President Kennedy had been gunned down in Dallas.

The Echo Press asked readers to share their memories of that fateful day. They recalled the events in vivid detail, remembering where they were, what they were doing, and how they felt on November 22, 1963.

Here are their stories.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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