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Could Abraham Lincoln Have Lived Today?

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News that Gabrielle Giffords is breathing on her own reminded me of a link @nsandlin shared this weekend, a 2007 piece from American Medical News: "Abraham Lincoln probably would have had trouble expressing ideas, struggled with dyslexia and experienced vision problems. But the nation's 16th president might have survived an assassin's bullet to the head if today's medical technology had been available."

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