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    But I once read an article in a magazine that suggested Abraham Lincoln was part of this group. Even as a kid I noticed his photo among the other presidents stood out as being much more dark complected yet no one ever spoke of it or acknowledged it during my school years. Since then I've heard that it actually was a bit of an issue during his time. I wish I had time to search for some links but in my short time I wanted to make sure I at least posted this for anyone else who knows of it or wants to try to dig for info. Interesting topic and history.

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