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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Seven score and ten years ago …

Four score and seven years ago

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Abraham Lincoln (circled) at Gettysburg
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“It has been 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln got up in front of thousands of people in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to dedicate the Soldiers' National Cemetery at a turning point in the Civil War.”
— Nicole Saidi, November 19, 2013
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press)

“Seven score and ten years ago, our father Abraham brought forth at Gettysburg a high resolution, conceived in Civil War, and dedicated to the proposition 'that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth'.” — TheBigHenry, in tribute to President Lincoln, on the 150th Anniversary of his Gettysburg Address
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