Ralph C. Lincoln, the assistant manager at Vitamin World in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, looks strikingly similar to a very famous American – the 16th U.S. President – Abraham Lincoln. The resemblance is uncanny. Ralph is actually a distant cousin to the late President. The extent of their familial relation is both complicated and far removed which makes their physical similarity even more fascinating.
The Lincoln Resemblance
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