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With the help of a welfare agency, the Robinson family purchased a home in a predominantly white Pasadena neighborhood, where neighbors immediately petitioned to get rid of the newcomers and even offered to buy them out. When those ploys failed the family was harassed for several years. The Robinson boys often had to fight to defend themselves, and young Jackie was involved in his share of scrapes with white youths and had some run-ins with authorities.

'I’m not blaming myself for the accident,’ she went on to say. ‘I’m blaming myself for them not being here. You know, it’s just – they’re not here. And I’m their mom.’

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After six years at Chapin, Bouvier attended the Holton-Arms School in Northwest Washington, . from 1942 to 1944, and Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut , from 1944 to 1947. [8] She chose Miss Porter's because it was a boarding school that allowed her to distance herself from the Auchinclosses, and because the school placed an emphasis on college preparatory classes. [27] In her senior class yearbook, Bouvier was acknowledged for "her wit, her accomplishment as a horsewoman, and her unwillingness to become a housewife". Jacqueline later hired her childhood friend Nancy Tuckerman to be her Social Secretary at the White House. [28] She graduated among the top students of her class and received the Maria McKinney Memorial Award for Excellence in Literature. [29]

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Jackie’s neighbor Barbara Stoller told Heymann about seeing Jackie in the playground near Central Park “in T-shirt and jeans with those famous large oval sunglasses on her face, pushing Rose back and forth on the swing . . Jackie would talk to Rose as if she were addressing an adult.”

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