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They Gave Her A Lobotomy So Her Brother Could Be President

The tragic story of President John F. Kennedy’s little sister

Laying on the table, she was lightly tranquilized, but awake and conscious. The doctor asked her to recite poetry and sing songs while he performed the procedure. She started with her favorite poem.

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If history was a Hollywood movie, the editing room floor would be littered with the stories of women clipped to make room for men’s stories. We are here to tell those stories.

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