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History Repeats Itself



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.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.

Both were shot in the head, and in the presence of their wives.

The Secretary of each President warned them not to go to the theatre and to Dallas, respectively.

Lincolnís Secretary was named Kennedy.

Kennedyís Secretary was named Lincoln.

Both were assassinated by Southerners.

Both were succeeded by Southerners 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.

Booth ran from the theatre and was captured in a warehouse.

Oswald ran from the warehouse and was captured in a theatre.

Booth and Oswald were both assassinated before their trial.  .  SPOOKY



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