Lincoln Lives!

Thursday, February 10, AD 2011

Andrew Ferguson, author of Land of Lincoln, recounts in the video above some of the zany, and touching, ways in which people recall our 16th President.  You get a lot of both when you live in Illinois!  For example, if you see a bust or a statue of Lincoln you rub his nose for luck.  At the U of I at Champaign-Urbana, Lincoln Hall has a bust of Lincoln with a very shiny nose as generations of Illini taking tests have sought any help they could get!

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