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Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy

Think about this...

Abraham Lincoln was elected to congress in 1846
John F. Kennedy was elected to congress in 1946
Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860
John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1960
The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters
Both were particularly concerned with civil rights
Both wives lost their children while living in the White House
Both presidents were shot on a Friday
Both were shot in the head
Here is an interesting one...
Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy
Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln
Both were assassinated by southerners
Both were succeeded by southerners
Both successors were named Johnson
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908
John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939
Both assassins were known by three names
Both names contain fifteen letters
Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a warehouse
Oswald ran from the warehouse and was caught in a theater
Booth and Oswald were both assassinated before their trials
And last but not least...
A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was in Marilyn Monroe

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