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In the video today we look at the surprisingly interesting story about why Lincoln decided to grow his beard suddenly after getting elected president.

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Sources:

https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/lincoln/candidate-lincoln.html
http://www.businessinsider.com/abraham-lincolns-beard-history-2013-10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Bedell
http://theweek.com/article/index/236943/the-girl-who-grew-lincolns-beard
http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2013/06/25/in-the-magazine/trends-and-opinions/lincoln-jokes.html
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/lincoln-a-beard-is-born/?_r=0
http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/speeches/gracebedell.htm
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jala/2629860.0026.207?rgn=main;view=fulltext
http://www.americanheritage.com/content/%E2%80%9Cif-i-had-another-face-do-you-think-id-wear-one%E2%80%9D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_A._Douglas

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