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Friday, 5 July 2013

A persistent Man

Failed in business and went bankrupt in 1831.
Defeated for legislature in 1832.
His fiancée dies in 1835.
Had a nervous breakdown in 1836.
Was defeated in election in 1836.
Was defeated for U.S. Congress in 1843.
Defeated once again for U.S. Congress in 1848.
Was defeated for U.S. Senate in 1855.
Defeated for U.S. Vice President in 1856.
Was defeated again for U.S. Senate in 1858.

Finally was elected president of the U.S.A. in 1860. His name was Abraham Lincoln.

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