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At 12, Girl Bore Witness To JFK History

Fifty years later, Kathey Atkinson can still see the slain president’s car, the sights of LBJ shouting at Secret Service men and a tearful Jackie in a bloodstained dress.“I can go back there in an instant,”said Atkinson,whose heartbroken,12-year-old face on the front page of the Dallas Times Herald would come to symbolize a nation’s grief. “It’s that ingrained in me.”