Abraham Lincoln: His Failures, His Success

By: Mercie Hallow

Abe Lincoln or Abraham Lincoln is perhaps the most inspiring and well-loved of all the American Presidents. His life was a story so colorful- full of success, failures ands lessons. In fact the mere failures that he experienced are what made him so loved by his countrymen. Failures did not break him, but instead made him to be a man worthy to be the President of the United States of America.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the united stated. He served his country from 1861-1865. He was recognized to be one of America's most famous presidents as he made a lot of milestones that left a mark in America's hearts and minds. He was the one responsible to lead the United States of America through the great crisis of American Civil was and managed to put an end to slavery. He was also known to the first American to be assassinated.
The life story of Abraham Lincoln was so inspiring that it was proven to be the most adapted life story of an American President. There are numerous plays and movies dedicated entirely to him. The Lincoln Fest 2009 is a Festival organized by The Champaign County Historical Museum in commemoration of the 200th birthday of the American President. It is held at Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois as a 3-day event.
The three day event will feature films showing the life story of the American president from his early years in Illinois up to his rise in Presidency. There are also discussions among the filmmakers during movie play intervals. The movie will feature the inspiring and heartwarming tale of this poor boy who grew up to be one of the most celebrated presidents of America- just because he refused to give up.
Indeed his life story has been an inspiration for all of us who undergoes the same way. His failures included: losing several jobs, being kicked out of his home as a boy, his sweetheart died when they were engaged, he lost numerous times in the elections. These failures did not require him to quit. If ever he quitted on his first failure, perhaps United States of America will be a much different country by now.

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Mercie Hallow is a writer and a researcher on events in Travel and Leisure. Visiting events such as the Illinois craft fairs will open ones spirit on the beauty of the world beyond home's borders. If youre staying in Illinois, the author suggests checking out the Illinois craft shows for entertainments to make your stay memorable.

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