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Name: Caroline Bouvier Kennedy                                                       
Born: 27 November 1957 New York, New York, U.S.                                       
Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author and           
attorney. She is the daughter and only surviving child of U.S. President John F.     
Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. An older sister,           
Arabella, died shortly after her birth in 1956. Her brother John F. Kennedy, Jr.     
died in a plane crash in July, 1999. Another brother, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy,       
died two days after his birth in 1963.                                               
Kennedy was born in New York, New York and lived in the Washington, DC               
neighborhood of Georgetown until just after her third birthday, when her family       
moved to the White House. After the assassination of her father in November 1963,     
she moved with her mother and brother in mid 1964 to New York City, in the           
penthouse apartment at 1040 Fifth Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.       
In 1967, she christened the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy,           
which was in active service until March 23, 2007.                                     
A photo of a young Caroline with her pony in a news article inspired singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond to write his hit song "Sweet Caroline", a fact he revealed only         
when performing it for her 50th birthday in November 2007.                           
She graduated from Radcliffe College/Harvard University and Columbia Law School,     
after completing her education at The Brearley School and Convent of the Sacred       
Heart in Manhattan, and at Concord Academy in Massachusetts.                         
After interning with her uncle U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, and at The New York       
Daily News, Caroline Kennedy began work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New     
York in 1980, where she met her husband, the exhibit designer Edwin Schlossberg.     
Caroline and Edwin were married on July 19, 1986 at Our Lady of Victory Church       
in Centerville, Massachusetts. Caroline's maid of honor was her cousin Maria         
Kennedy is an attorney, editor, and writer. She is one of the founders of the         
Profiles in Courage Award, given annually to a person who exemplifies the type       
of courage examined in her father's Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name.     
The award is generally given to elected officials who, acting in accord with         
their conscience, risk their careers by pursuing a larger vision of the national,     
state or local interest in opposition to popular opinion or powerful pressures       
from their constituents. In May 2002, she presented an unprecedented Profiles in     
Courage Award to representatives of the NYPD, the New York City Fire Department,     
and the military as representatives of all of the people who acted to save the       
lives of others during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.                   
Kennedy is currently President of the Kennedy Library Foundation, a director         
of both the Commission on Presidential Debates and the NAACP Legal Defense and       
Educational Fund, and Honorary Chairman of the American Ballet Theatre. She is       
also an adviser to the Harvard Institute of Politics, a living memorial to her       
In addition, Kennedy has represented her family at the funeral services of           
former Presidents Ronald Reagan in 2004 and Gerald Ford in 2007, and at the           
funeral service of former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson in 2007.                       
Caroline Kennedy also represented her family at the dedication of the William J.     
Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock, Arkansas in November 2004.