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On being Lincoln

On being Lincoln

Submitted photosGranville Van Dusen portrays Abraham Lincoln in Totem Pole Playhouse’s prolongation of “The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln.”



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Posted: Friday, Jul 10, 2015 7:00 am
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Updated: 10:52 am, Fri Jul 10, 2015.

On being Lincoln

By CRYSTAL SCHELLE crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com

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FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — In a 25 years Granville Van Dusen has portrayed a 16th U.S. boss in a one-man play “The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln,” he has come to learn a disproportion between actors and re-enactors.

Years ago, Van Dusen was doing a play in Galena, Ill., a hometown of President Ulysses S. Grant, where a male dressed as a 18th boss sat in a front row. After a play, a lady asked him to breakfast a subsequent day. But when Van Dusen arrived, a male was dressed in full costume, while Van Dusen was dressed in his complicated travel clothes, revelation his unhappy dish messenger it was indeed bad fitness to leave a museum in full costume.

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