150 years of the Gettysburg Adress

Yesterday, I got to spend some time thinking about the Gettysburg Address and what it meant to the people listening to it 150 years ago and what it means today.

Today marks the 150th anniversary of those words and that speech remains one of the most famous in history.

People are still moved by those words and students still have to recite them when they can – even though Abraham Lincoln was not the person whose words were supposed to make a splash that day.

So today, please take a little time to think about what he meant when he urged togetherness and equality – that seems to be something we really need today.

I found this cool video of people reciting the Gettysburg Address – let’s all take time to think about what they’re saying:


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