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The color pink is usually seen as a pretty, girly color; that is, unless it's tainted with blood. The notorious pink Channel lawsuit was worn with Mrs. Kennedy on the afternoon of her husband, John F. Kennedy's, assassination. However, long before that tragic day, the people had different viewpoints of Jackie Kennedy. Entirely known as Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy, she was seen by many people as not really involved in the politics of her husband's presidency (First Ladies' Library). Some believed that she did not know a thing about what was happening in the White House. She wasn't taken and other first ladies because people only focused on her style. Although most people just remember Jackie for her sense of style, she had been an extremely dedicated and hardworking first woman involved in many political events and fully encouraged her husband. Jackie lived an exceptional life growing up before the country had even heard of her or her famous pillbox hat. Jacqueline was born in Southampton, New York on July 28, 1929 (First Ladies' Library). She was very knowledgeable for her age and attended a number of the most elite private schools in New York City and East Hampton. Jackie was interested in reading, writing poetry and short stories, drawing, and studying ballet from a young age (White House). Her writing background is quite impressive. She won a literature award for her high school paper. In 1951, she was chosen with eleven others in a Vogue Magazine contest out of 1,280 entries. The contest was to design the whole layout of the magazine with a central theme, artwork, and all articles. Jackie ended up winning; the prize was the opportunity to spend half a year in New York and half a year in Paris as a junior editor for Vogue magazine. Unf...