Thursday, July 16, 2015

Special Edition: Remembering John F. Kennedy, Jr., Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and Lauren Bessette, 16 Years After Their Tragic Deaths

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It's been sixteen years since the tragic deaths of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn Bessette and her sister, Lauren Bessette.

Below is the 'Chocolate Chick Special Edition' blog post from last year, 15 years after their tragic plane crash. Continue to keep their families in prayers during the anniversary of their loved ones' horrific deaths.

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May they continue to rest in peace.

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On July 16, 1999, John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and her older sister, Lauren Bessette, died in a tragic plane crash, while traveling to Rory Kennedy's wedding.

Sadly, JFK, Jr., was piloting the plane at the time of the crash.

Its hard to believe it has been fifteen years since their deaths. John F. Kennedy, Jr., the son of President John Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was one of the most photographed and sought after bachelors in the world. He was an attorney, entrepreneur, and publisher. In 1995, John launched the political and lifestyle magazine, George.

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In addition to being intelligent and ambitious; JFK Jr. was also simply...gorgeous. His olive skin tone, dark hair, smoldering eyes and mouth-watering body landed him on the cover of many magazines, including, People's Sexiest Man Alive, 1988 cover issue.

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Photo: JFK, Jr., Jacqueline Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, and President John F. Kennedy, Sr. 

JFK. Jr., along with his sister, Caroline, were a part of America's "royal" family; the Kennedys.

JFK. Jr., was linked to many women during his bachelor days, famous and not. But the one who captured his heart was Carolyn Bessette.

The couple married in 1996.

John and Carolyn, were the IT couple, taking New York City by storm. The paparazzi followed their every move. Carolyn Bessette was also an uber fashionista.

They were young, successful, and very much in love.

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America was thrilled that John-John was happy. The talk of a dreaded "Kennedy Curse" had often plagued the family for years, due to numerous tragic events that surrounded the family.

But no one could have ever imagined, John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and her older sister, Lauren Bessette, would all die in a horrific plane crash.

That tragic day was July 16, 1999.

America mourned the tragic deaths of three young vibrant people who had their lives ahead of them, yet, was cut short on that solemn day.

It has been fifteen years since their passing. I know this has to be a difficult time for the families and continue to wish them strength and peace.

May John, Carolyn and Lauren, continue to rest in peace.

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Photo Above: Lauren Bessette and Carolyn Bessette

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Above: John-John, salutes the casket of his father. [1963]

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