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Berks commissioner dresses like Lincoln, recites Gettysburg Address

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Nov 21 2013 04:52:55 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 21 2013 06:10:16 PM CST

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.

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