Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, used to cook alongside his wife. Brady/Getty Images hide caption

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President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as inscribed on the stone at the Lincoln Memorial. Pat Benic/UPI/Landov hide caption

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An undated photo provided by The Patriot-News showing a bit of the 1863 editorial in which President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was dismissed. The newspaper (then known as The Patriot & Union) referred to Lincoln's words as "silly remarks." AP hide caption

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A U.S soldier of 82nd Airborne patrols near a forward base in the Ghorak district of Kandahar southern Afghanistan. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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