When Jack was running for office after the war, Joe Sr touted about his son’s military accomplishments; one of the things he used most was Jack’s health. He and his whole family pretended Jack’s health was so poor, and his figure so pale, sickly, and fragile, because of the tragedies he had been through in WWII, covering the fact that he’d been this way his whole life.

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