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The Artist Behind the Penny

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The Artist Behind the Penny

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The Artist Behind the Penny

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Frank Gasparro, the man who designed the back of the Lincoln penny — the side that displays the Lincoln Memorial — died this past weekend at the age of 92. Linda Wertheimer talks with Christina Hansen, daughter of Frank Gasparro, about her father's work.

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