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Lincoln’s Birthday and Nancy Hanks

Lincoln’s Birthday and Nancy Hanks

In honor of Lincoln’s Birthday, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln. After all, without Nancy Hanks, we wouldn't be celebrating Lincoln's Birthday! I was first introduced to this poem in junior high school. While I don’t remember whether or not we were required to memorize it, I do know that, many decades later, I still ....

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