Caroline Kennedy launches new book of poems

April 21, 2011

Text and photo by Ted Regencia

SKOKIE, Ill — Underscoring the importance of poetry in her family, Caroline Kennedy appeared before a large audience in Skokie on Wednesday to launch a new book of poems.

The only surviving child of the late President John F. Kennedy and wife Jacqueline, Caroline greeted an estimated 500 people and signed her book She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems at Barnes and Noble in Old Orchard Mall on Wednesday.

In her new book, which is inpsired by her reflections after turning 50 years old in 2007, Kennedy writes, “When everyday life distracts us, poetry can help us feel centered.”

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