February "Abraham Lincoln, seated, holding spectacles and a pencil. photograph by Alexander Gardner. President Lincoln was just 56 years old when he was assassinated. Look what the Civil War did to him.
One of the most painful experiences I have ever faced was to see her tears when I told her Funtown was closed to colored children, for I realized the first dark cloud of inferiority had floated into her little mental sky
David Crockett - the famed Tennessee Congressman who fought and died for Texas independence at the Alamo, one of Texas' greatest hero's. When he left politics, he told his constituents, "You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.