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February 17, 2013
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Lincoln portrayed as role model at museum

Abraham Lincoln was well represented Saturday at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada.Standing behind a long table filled with Lincoln books, portraits and artifacts, Wally Earhart guided young and old through an exploration of the man who many consider the greatest president.Earhart sometimes spoke to children in character as the 16th president himself — Lincoln beard and all — and sometimes as himself, a historian and speaker who made Lincoln a role model for his own life. “The man is so intriguing, so brilliant,” Earhart said, pointing out that more than 9,000 books about Lincoln have been published in the …

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