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Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers

Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers
Sun, February 12th, 2012 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers by Karen B. Winnick

Happy Birthday, Abraham Lincoln!
Did you know Abraham Lincoln was the first president to wear a beard? Hear the story of a little girl whose letter may have convinced our sixteenth president to grow his now iconic facial hair.

Creative: Tronvig Group