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Lee Harvey Oswald was born on October 18, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father died two months before his birth and he was raised by his mother, Marguerite. He has a brother Robert and a half-brother, John Pic. The older brothers were placed in an orphanage and Lee joined them at the age of three, in 1942. They remained there until1944. Lee was enrolled in Benbrook Common Elementary School when he was six. Due to frequent moves, he attended numerous elementary schools. He became withdrawn after his mother's bitter divorce in 1948. When his brothers entered military service, Lee and Marguerite moved to New York City in August 1952. In 1953, he was sent to the Youth House for psychiatric evaluation for three weeks. Released on probation, his problems continued and he was ordered to a residential treatment home for disturbed boys when he was fourteen. However, Oswald and his...

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