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Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln. Look how much he changed in just 7 years!

RUTH ODOM BONNER, DAUGHTER OF A SLAVE, OPENED NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE [VIDEO] - Ruth’s father, Elijah Odom, was born into servitude in Mississippi. He was born a slave. As a young boy, he ran to his freedom. He lived through Reconstruction and he lived through Jim Crow. But he went on to farm, and graduate from medical school and raise a family.

from Good Housekeeping

125 Most Influential Women

1884 - 1962
FIRST LADY, U.S. DELEGATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST FDR's helpmate, national reassurer during WW II, friend to working women and the downtrodden, battler against injustice, she overcame intense shyness to become a supremely public person. -

from Mashable

The little girl who told Abe Lincoln to grow a beard

Photo of Abraham Lincoln before becoming President. He was bucked in the head by a horse when he was a boy. His left eye a reminder of this unfortunate accident.

Telephone Workers in Chillicothe, Ohio, 1939

BETHANY HAMILTON (February 8, 1990) for coming through that fateful day when a shark completely bit off her arm, enduring the loss of 70% of her blood and very nearly her life, yet smiling through her tragedy, speaking with gratitude of a life-sustaining Savior's love that makes her a source of inspiration to millions who are moved by her true story of faith, determination and hope. Lifeguards believe Jesus helped get her through the traumatic ordeal and she is a living testimony - that He…