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Letters to Jackie

Within two months of JFK’s death, more than 800,000 Americans wrote letters to Jackie Kennedy. A new book from Ellen Fitzpatrick, Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation (Ecco), shares 250 of those letters, capturing the nation’s psyche after the tragedy. A few excerpts follow: Denver, Colorado January 12, 1964 Please allow me, a …