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Physician to JFK, LBJ Dies

Dr. James Morningstar Young, who rose out of a rural Ohio childhood to become White House physician to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, died Wednesday at Beth Israel Medical Center. Full story.

And here's an obit of someone who served with Kennedy in the patrol torpedo boats during World War II.

By Patricia Sullivan |  June 9, 2008; 10:29 AM ET
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Oddly, the Chicago Sun-Times ran an article about a (US Navy Hospital) corpsman who helped nurse LBJ back to health. Bright kid, he left college to join the Navy as a response to JFK's call to service. Graduated first in his class at the Navy school to earn the plum job of working at Bethesda.

He was Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's former minister.

Posted by: Paul | June 20, 2008 6:28 AM

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