Quotation by Barbara Howar

The very "in" had babies the same time Ethel [Kennedy] did, in the same hospital, with the same obstetrician ...
Barbara Howar (b. 1934), U.S. socialite and author. Laughing All the Way, ch. 4 (1973).

Howar, a Washington socialite during President John F. Kennedy's administration, was recalling the social influence of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's wife Ethel, who eventually bore eleven children. (Robert was also the President's brother.).
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