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Berks commissioner dresses like Lincoln, recites Gettysburg Address

Published On: Nov 21 2013 05:52:55 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 21 2013 07:10:16 PM EST

A Berks County commissioner is going the extra mile to bring Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address to life.

READING, Pa. -

A Berks County commissioner is going the extra mile to bring Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address to life.

The Abraham Lincoln look-a-like was actually Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt, who recited the Gettysburg Address from memory at the beginning of Thursday morning's meeting.

Lincoln gave the speech 150 years ago this week.

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Barnhardt will reprise the role of Lincoln in a play at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in WEst Reading next month.