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Abraham Lincoln had a beard because of a little girl’s letter. 

Grace’s letter, which reads:

Hon A B Lincoln…
Dear Sir
My father has just home from the fair and brought home your picture and Mr. Hamlin’s. I am a little girl only 11 years old, but want you should be President of the United States very much so I hope you wont think me very bold to write to such a great man as you are. Have you any little girls about as large as I am if so give them my love and tell her to write to me if you cannot answer this letter. I have yet got four brothers and part of them will vote for you any way and if you let your whiskers grow I will try and get the rest of them to vote for you you would look a great deal better for your face is so thin. All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease… 

…their husbands to vote for you and then you would be President. My father is going to vote for you and if I was a man I would vote for you to [sic] but I will try to get every one to vote for you that I can I think that rail fence around your picture makes it look very pretty I have got a little baby sister she is nine weeks old and is just as cunning as can be. When you direct your letter direct to Grace Bedell Westfield Chautauqua County New York.
I must not write any more answer this letter right off Good bye
Grace Bedell

Lincoln’s reply, which reads:

Springfield, Ill Oct 19, 1860
Miss Grace Bedell
My dear little Miss
Your very agreeable letter of the 15th is received. I regret the necessity of saying I have no daughters. I have three sons – one seventeen, one nine, and one seven, years of age. They, with their mother, constitute my whole family. As to the whiskers, having never worn any, do you not think people would call it a silly affectation if I were to begin it now?
Your very sincere well wisher
A. Lincoln

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ok but you guys, Black Panther will have 2 dark-skinned female leads (Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira) that won’t portray their characters in a negative light as “ghetto” or slaves. Can you imagine all the little dark skinned girls in the theaters seeing the ethereally beautiful Lupita and Danai kicking ass and taking names whilst simultaneously embracing their dark skin tone and being proud African women with natural hair? this movie is literally gonna change everything and I’m so here for it.

“H-hey” Red tried to squirm away from the sudden attack of kisses.

Papyrus kissed him two more times before looking at him with a selfless answer. “What?” He moved even closer and tilted his head to kiss his neck.

“W-would you fucking… stop?” His breath stopped and he bit a whimper to the attention on his neck, a wet sensation traced every sensitive scar and it brought a wave of shivers to his spine.

Papyrus didn’t answer, not because he didn’t want to tease Red but because of the light grinding the short skeleton began with his hips, a weak warmth began to grow in the front of his shorts, tempting him to touch more…

I was lying on the floor (with my dogs) and went to get up, but I leaned on my hair while getting up so I just got yanked back down

and I have to think that sort of thing must happen to Amethyst a lot. But she’d just be like “eh, whatever” and continue lying down