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Who will tell your story after you've been dead for 161 years?

I’ve often pondered this question. I mention 161 years for a specific reason. On August 21, 1858 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held their Senetorial Debate in Ottawa, Illinois, 161 years ago. As a child this debate and the fact that we had a canal were the two peices of history that I was taught. I was a curious child. I know there had to be much more.

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