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President John F. Kennedy (R) hands a pen to his brother-in-law, Sargent Shriver, after signing a bill giving the Peace Corps permanent status in this September 22, 1961 file photo. Shriver was appointed the Peace Corps' first director. At center is Illinois Congressman Roman C. Pucinski. (UPI/File)
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