10 Things to Know About Sen. John Kerry

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Early Days

John Forbes Kerry, 69, was born on Dec. 11, 1943, in Aurora, Colorado. His father, Richard Kerry,  was a foreign service officer and an attorney for the Bureau of United Nations Affairs. His mother, Rosemary Forbes Kerry, was a World War II nurse who is related to the wealthy Forbes family.

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