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Audrey Borcherding

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She was known for being a woman of great independence and was very determined to lead her own life. Also for being John F. Kennedy's wife.
I want to live my live, not record it.
John Jr. Kennedy salutes his dead father on his 3rd birthday while saying goodbye
Tuesday, March 10, 1997
Vol XCIII, No. 311
What was Jackie Kennedy Onassis known for?
Important Accomplishments of Jackie Kennedy
Life at the White House
Jackie's Occupations Before the White House
Life After J.F.K's Death
Why was Jackie Famous?
President John F. Kennedy's wife (First Lady)
Her fashion sense became very popular around the United States
Important symbol for young mothers
Being brave and courageous after J.F.K's assassination with 2 young children (Caroline 6 and John Jr. 3)
A photographer and writer for the
Washington Times-Herald
newspaper (nicked named the "Inquiring Camera Girl")
A Vogue journalist

Born on July 28, 1929 to Janet and Jack Bouvier.
Had a little sister named Lee
Was a horseback rider

Jackie's Family was....
Very wealthy
Strict at times
Very sad family
On November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas President John F. Kennedy was assassinated
34 year old widow Jackie imedeitly started planning John's funeral
5 years later Jackie moved to Greece and meet Aristole Onassis. They got married on October 20, 1968
She became the stepmother of Christina and Alexander Onassis
Sadly Alexander Onassis was killed in a plane crash just after his 24th birthday
2 years later Aristole Onassis died in Greece from myasthenia gravis (a muscle disease tthat has not been cured.
Christina quoted " She has a Kennedy Curse"
The Death of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
The Kennedy's were known for their big parties. For entertainment they had famous actors and actresses, jazz bands, comedians and tons more, come and preform for the special guests.
Jackie's childhood was just right because she was a horsewomen with her mother and happy little girl with her father. It broke her heart seeing her parents divorce making her have a very rough time.
Most Important Accomplishments...
She changed the way people viewed the First Lady with her activities and fashion sense
Helped her husband campaign in other countries by speaking French, Spanish, and Italian
Made a children's library to help support children education
Redecorated the White House, as a modern historical theme
"First Lady Biography: Jackie Kennedy." National First Ladies Library. National
First Ladies Library, n.d. Web. 9 Mar. 2014. <http://www.firstladies.org/
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Anderson, Catherine Corley. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Woman of Courage. 88
vols. Minneapolis: Lerner Company, 1995.
Jackie had built a playground for her children her and their cousins with swings, a trampoline, a slide, sandbox, and a tree house. She wanted her children to have perfectly normal lives
Went to many states with Jack for business trips such as New York, Virginia, Massachusetts, Texas, and tons more
She was the first First Lady to have a child while living in the White House (Which was John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr.)
She also arranged room for pets like hamsters, rabbits, dogs, cats, and even a pet salamander that belonged to one of Caroline and John Jr.'s cousins
- Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Jackie died May 19, 1994, when she just 64, with non-Hydgkins lymphoma cancer (cancer that starts in the lymphomcyte cells) at her apartment in New York City, New York. Today she is still known as the First Lady to keep moving on in life when her husband was assassinated and how courageous she was during rough times.
Fun Facts:
She had two children die before Caroline and John Jr.
When she met Jack (J.F.K) they her and his friends were playing football and she got ran over and broke her ankle.
When Jackie was in Miss Porter's College she was tought not to become a house wife.
"Life of Jacqueline B. Kennedy." John F. Kennedy Presendital Library and Museum.
N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Mar. 2014. <http://www.jfklibrary.orgLife-of-Jacqueline-B-Kennedy.aspx?p=2>.
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