Farewell to the American Prince
The Bessette Sisters|
The Bessette sisters did their schooling in upstate New York. Later they moved down to the wealthy area of Greenwich Connecticut. Classmates dubbed her the Ultimate Beautiful Person. The tall blond publicist for fashion designer Calvin Klein had met JFK Jr in Central Park, Manhattan, but some sources said she had helped him choose a suit while at work.
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy became the envy of millions of American women when she married JFK Jr..
The couple's fighting in a downtown New York park had come to national attention.
Lauren, the elder sister did her senior high in Greenwich. She graduated from Hobart High in 1982 and from William and Smith college in 1986. "She was bright and articulate, had a lot of self confidence. Never seemed satisfied once she got interested in something," recalled her Economics Professor and School Advisor.
Specialized in Asian investment, Lauren was working in Hong Kong until a year ago. At the Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, she began a stunning rise from an entry level to the vice-president, and to principal and very little away from partner. She earned MBA from the Warton School, University of Pennsylvania during her career. 34 year old investment banker was rising rapidly in the world of International Finance.
During the flight, she was to have been dropped off at Martha's Vineyard before Kennedy and his wife continued to Hyannis Port. A black bag with her name on it was found washed up on a beach near Martha's Vineyard along with other debris was the first evidence of the tragic accident
Her twin sister Lisa she had been working on a doctorate in Renaissance studies in Munich, Germany.
Carolyn and Lauren were exceptional and accomplished young women who reflected the extraordinary qualities.
Their parents had divorced and her mother remarried.
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