I Remember Tampa

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Tony Zappone was a very young photagrapher when he got the opportunity of a lifetime. Days before John F. Kennedy was assasinated, he visited Tampa, FL, and Mr. Zappone was there to capture some timeless images of one of the most beloved presidents in U.S. history. The following paragraph’s are Big 13.com’s account of this special moment in time:

“The day was sunny, mild and clear…somewhere in the mid-70’s.  It was perfect Florida weather and excellent for taking pictures.  If it was slightly cool in the shade, the adrenalin of JFK’s visit warmed the onlooker’s body to a comfortable temperature. Despite the lack of any serious humidity, Kennedy, apparently a quick change artist, switched his suit three times during his five-hour visit.  An aide carried extra clothes in a bag that remained undetected by the press and spectators.  He made the changes of clothes in the helicopter on the way to…

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