Lincoln & Kennedy - Coincidences

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Consider this ... and remember that it is all completely true.

Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.

The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters. Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both were shot in the head.

Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln.

Both were assassinated by Southerners. Both were succeeded by Southerners. Both successors were named Johnson.

Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808. Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939. Both assassins were known by their three names. Both names comprise fifteen letters.

Booth ran from the theatre and was caught in a warehouse. Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theatre.

Booth and Oswald were both assassinated before their trials.

HERE'S THE KICKER: A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe....

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by L L. 1+ years ago

wow....that's what i call a HUGE coincidence

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by Emma G. 1+ years ago

Wow...what are civil rights AND PLZ DON'T CALL ME STUPID!!!

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by elly j. 1+ years ago

i think people ahve to much time on their hands...

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by Li L. 1+ years ago

kinda creepy to me.. reincarnation?

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by Taylor L. 1+ years ago

:O How do people NOTICE theses things?? It's amazing!! (:

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by Cheyenne W. 1+ years ago

whoa.that's totally awesome!!!

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