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VIDEO: 'Everybody adored him' - former bodyguard to JFK recalls shock at assassination


A bodyguard to President John F Kennedy and Lord Mountbatten has recalled the shock and sadness he felt when he heard about their assassinations.

Mick McElkenny, 86, from the Washing Bay near Coalisland in County Tyrone, trained as a sniper in the Irish Army and was a member of the Garda before he was selected to protect high profile visitors to Ireland including Pope John Paul II.

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