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by Denis Cummings Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about...

11 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about his life....

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