Nation: Vacation Time

"It's not the way you play the game that counts; it's whether you survive." This is how a friend of John Kennedy's describes the problem of matching the "vim and vigah" of the Kennedy clan at play. Not since Teddy Roosevelt has the U.S. had such an active First Family—and the tab for being a Kennedy guest is often a heart-pounding, muscle-aching round of activities. Last week, like many other Americans, the Kennedys were deep in vacation plans, and training for vacation as if they were about to be landed on...

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