Today marks the 200th birthday of seminal U.S. president Abraham Lincoln, and while many Americans will be reflecting on Lincoln's past achievements, the man currently residing in the White House bears more than a passing resemblance to Honest Abe. President Barack Obama consciously emulated Abraham Lincoln during his campaign and has continued to invoke his memory during his young presidency. But what do they actually have in common?
The following video from the Associated Press outlines many of the parallels between these two presidents.
Animation by Jaime Holguin.
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