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Did a woman escape from serial killers because of who her father was?

By Jack Bagley

The second week of February is upon us, and a famous person in American history has a birthday this week.

Yes, Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, turns 212 years old on February 12th.

Honest, Abe, you don’t look a day over 150.

Lincoln’s importance in American history cannot be questioned. Did he always make the right decisions? Of course not. Who does? I certainly don’t. Every day I mess something up.

Usually by getting out of bed in the morning.

But Abe did his best at a trying time, and so do I. His best saved a nation; my best serves up trivia! Let’s enjoy that serving right now.

Did you know …

… a jellyfish can shoot out its stingers faster than a gun fires bullets? The uncoiling of the stingers is one of the fastest acts in nature. (And one of the most painful, if anecdotal evidence is to be believed.)

Read the rest of the story in this week’s Lanier County News February 11th edition!

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