There, Kennedy worked for Charlie Manatt, his uncle Ted Kennedy's law school roommate.From 1989, Kennedy headed Reaching Up, a nonprofit group which provided educational and other opportunities for workers who helped people with disabilities. In the summer of 1992, he worked as a journalist and was commissioned by The New York Times to write an article about his kayaking expedition to the Åland Archipelago, where he saved one of his friends from the water when his kayak capsized.Executive director of the Irish Arts Center, Nye Heron, said that Kennedy was "one of the best young actors I've seen in years".
, Canadian actress Chilina Kennedy made her Broadway debut as Mary Magdalene in Stratford Shakespeare Festival's production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Also at Stratford, she starred in The Grapes of Wrath, Evita, West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum and Kiss Me, Kate.
In his 2000 book The Day John Died, Christopher Andersen wrote that Jacqueline had also worried that her son would die in a plane crash, and asked her longtime companion Maurice Tempelsman "to do whatever it took to keep John from becoming a pilot".
Meanwhile, Kennedy had done a bit of acting, which was one of his passions (he had appeared in many plays while at Brown).
He rescued his group while on a pioneering course, which had gotten lost for two days without food or water, and won points for leadership.
In 1976, Kennedy and his cousin visited an earthquake disaster zone at Rabinal in Guatemala, helping with heavy building work and distributing food.
He also worked with some of the Kennedy special interest projects, including the East Harlem School at Exodus House and Reaching Up.
After the 1984 Democratic Convention in San Francisco, Kennedy returned to New York and earned ,000 a year in a position at the Office of Business Development, where his boss reflected that he worked "in the same crummy cubbyhole as everybody else.
Other credits include The Lord of the Rings, Wonderful Town, Gypsy, Major Barbara, A Chorus Line and a national tour of Mamma Mia!
(November 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999), often referred to as JFK Jr.
In 1995, he launched George magazine, using his political and celebrity status to publicize it. His putative nickname, "John-John," came from a reporter who misheard JFK calling him "John" twice in quick succession; the name was not used by his family. lived in the White House during the first three years of his life and remained in the public spotlight as a young adult.