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A jogger takes a break as the early morning sun shines into the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 13, 2012, in Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, Feb. 12 is Abraham Lincoln's 204th birthday. There's a renewed interest in the man considered to be one of the nation's greatest presidents following Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," which has made over $200 million worldwide. It's also been nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis's captivating depiction of Lincoln.
Learn more about the man behind the recent film with a look at some of the surprising, little-known details of his life.