All About Lincoln

February 2008
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Feb2008, Vol. 77 Issue 5, Special section p2
The article presents information on the two-year celebration of the birth of the late U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The celebration begins in Kentucky where President Lincoln was born. The 200th anniversary of President Lincoln's birth is on February 12, 2009. The celebrations will continue until February 2010. According to David Early, a spokesperson for the group that is planning the celebration, President Lincoln fought to end slavery.


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