By Loyd Uglow, Kennon James
From a log cabin to the White condominium, keep on with the lifetime of one in every of America's such a lot fashionable leaders. This inspiring account tells of ways ""Honest Abe"" overcame nice problems on his option to shaping a strong and unified country.
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