Remembering Kennedy – postscript

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Fifth Avenue in 1964. This is me deep into my Kennedy phase. I am fourteen trying to look forty. The suit is a hand-me-down from an older brother. The dogbelongs to a friend.The only authentic things in this picture are the glorious Checker taxis.

 

I am a bad actor with borrowed props. I am about to pass in front of the Sherry Netherland Hotel where JFK was rumored to conduct love affairs.

 

Acting, mimesis, this is what we do …

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