President John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., in this Jan. 20, 1961 file photo. While on the campaign trail 50 years ago, he spent a day visiting Elgin and other areas in Kane County.
Associated Press file
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Anyone who has ever had the chance to see a U.S. president whether during a time he was in office or not will tell you it is a moment they will never forget.