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Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers

Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers

Item # 28151
Price: $8.95
Member price: $8.06

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Based on a true incident, this tells the story of 11–year–old Grace Bedell, who wrote to Abraham Lincoln suggesting that he grow whiskers to win himself some presidential votes. Mr. Lincoln writes back, suggesting that perhaps growing a beard so late in life might be an affectation. But later, of course, Lincoln does grow a beard, and in this story, Grace sees the beard when the new president stops in her town and asks to see her, and then gives her a kiss.

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