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Saturday, October 05, 2019
Abraham Lincoln says he owes everything to his 'angel mother' and 'mama'. (WaPo)
I feel the same way about my late Mother, who passed this quote of Lincoln's on to me when I was a boy. From The Washington Post Retropod: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Abraham Lincoln says he owes everything to his 'angel mother' and 'mama'
President Abraham Lincoln had two loving and supportive mothers in his lifetime. The second helped him cope with the tragic loss of the first.Related link
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