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Being Abe Lincoln (Video)

Posted Feb 16, 2012 4:46 PM CDT
By Stephanie Francis Ward

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It’s not easy looking like Abraham Lincoln, says Michael Krebs, and he has the beard to prove it.

The Chicago man makes his living appearing as the country lawyer who went on to become the nation’s 16th president, and says that one of his most interesting jobs was appearing in the book trailer (YouTube) for Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.

The fictional thriller by Seth Grahame-Smith was published in 2010, and a 3-D film of the same name, produced by Tim Burton, is slated for summer release.

In this short ABA Journal video, Krebs talks about his resemblance to the beloved president and what lawyers ask him:

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