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Lincoln's Whiskers

The iconic image of a bearded President Abraham Lincoln can be traced to a letter he received on October 15, 1860. Eleven-year-old Grace Bedell from Westfield, New York, wrote a letter with a bit of advice for the candidate running for president. Grace advised Lincoln he would have a better chance of winning the election if he were more attractive to women and let his “whiskers grow.”

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