Answering JFK’s Call

From a young age, thousands of miles away from the United States, I found inspiration in the leadership of John F. Kennedy. His courage during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the resonance of his words — “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country” — became a guiding mantra in my life. My father, a staunch admirer of JFK’s leadership, instilled this call to action within me, shaping my aspirations and commitment to public service.

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