The Dearest Diary: William Lincoln's Diary

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Dearest Diary, It is a truly haunting day...the news of President Lincoln's death has reached us here at home and I cannot help but to be riddled with doubt about the uncertainty of our future as a nation, as well as the future of all those freed from the binds of slavery. I had once thought he was invincible, a childish notion I realize, but there seemed to be nothing he could not accomplish. While I was not in favor of the war, as I had hope our Southern brothers would come to see the reason in our words, I do not regret my support for the freedom of the slaves. There is no reason why some should be seen as lesser and forced to work like one would a farm animal just because of the way they look. President Lincoln may not be here to forge the path anymore, but it is my dearest hope that his memory stays alive in all those who have been touched by his wisdom and efforts, and we will continue on to become a better country. -Adeline Dearest Diary, I have never felt as I have tonight. I do not even know how to explain these feelings to you, nevertheless, I will attempt to put it all down into words so that I might relive that spender for even the briefest of moments. Tonight, Father and Mother took me to the premiere of The Black Crook, a show of which New York has never seen…show more content…
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