“The Secret Service told him not to leave.”

On November 22, 1963, Aubrey Rike and Dennis “Peanuts” McGuire were among the few present when President John F. Kennedy received his last rites.

Aubrey and Peanuts were ambulance drivers in Dallas. Responding to a call, they found themselves at Parkland Hospital just as the President arrived.

Both men have passed away, but Aubrey’s wife, Glenda Rike, and son, Larry Rike, sat down to tell his story.

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Recorded in Dallas, Texas
Music Info: "Eternal Father" by Jon Sarta from the album Patriotic Piano
Produced by Jasmyn Belcher
Facilitated by Stephanie Burton
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