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    As a boy, Dr. Kennedy grew up in Chicago.
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    Dr. Kennedy was born in Augusta, Georgia in 1930.
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    According to Jennifer, Dr. Kennedy’s favorite TV show was “Star Trek” (the original one).
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    When he was in high school, his family moved to Tampa, Florida.
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    Dr. Kennedy received a scholarship for college to study music because of his performance on the clarinet of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.”
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    According to Mary Anne Bunker, Dr. Kennedy’s long-time secretary, he had four favorite hymns. One of them was “And Can It Be.”
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    While he was in college, D. James Kennedy and a friend ran a water-ski school.
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    Mrs. Kennedy had been a music major at Birmingham Southern College in Alabama. Like Jim, she also played the clarinet and sax.
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    During television tapings, Dr. Kennedy often joked that he wanted his tombstone to read, “He died of ‘technical difficulties.’” (But that’s not what it says.)
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    Jennifer Cassidy Kennedy, daughter of D. James and Anne Kennedy, was adopted in 1962.
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    As a child, Mrs. Kennedy rode horses and collected horseshoes.
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    Dr. Kennedy is buried at Lauderdale Memorial Park, 2001 SW 4 th Ave in Ft. Lauderdale. The graveyard first opened in 1947.
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    Jerry Newcombe once asked Dr. Kennedy, “Are you in pain right now?” The answer was, “Yes.” By the grace of God, Dr. Kennedy was able to accomplish a lot for the Kingdom, despite being in pain (primarily from his back and neck) virtually all the time.
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    According to Mary Anne Bunker, Dr. Kennedy’s long-time secretary, he had four favorite hymns. One of them was “The Love of God.”
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    A lay-witnessing training program first developed in 1962 by Dr. Kennedy, Evangelism Explosion ("EE") is now used in every nation and territory. EE has been used by God to spark explosive growth in congregations around the world.
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    Mrs. Kennedy’s dad was a vet, and he kept various animals.
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    Dr. Kennedy suffered for many years with the problem of asthma.
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    According to Mary Anne Bunker, Dr. Kennedy’s long-time secretary, he had four favorite hymns. One of them was “Amazing Grace.”
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    The bestselling book, Evangelism Explosion, by Dr. Kennedy was first published in 1970. It later was republished in 1977, 1983, and 1996.

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