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Richard Brookhiser, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln Quotes: Lincoln told a family friend that his father taught him to work, but never learned him to love it.
         

Lincoln told a family friend that his father taught him to work, but never learned him to love it.


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Lincoln told a family friend that his father taught him to work, but never learned him to love it.
         



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