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Putting a face on the burden of war: Lincoln Face Morph

Originally published by America's Civil War magazine. Published Online: November 11, 2009 
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It's still the most stressful job on the planet, aging the occupants of the White House well before their time. Alexander Gardner, Mathew Brady and others left a photographic record of the changes in Abraham Lincoln's appearance as he made the transition from a traveling lawyer to a war-weary chief executive embarking on his second term.

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    Neil Hanlon says:

    In a debate with Douglas in response to the accusation that he was two faced I believe Abe said — If I had another face would I be showing you this one?"

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