09/05/2012 11:40 am ET

Man To Recite Gettysburg Address At 50 State Capitols In 50 Days

Mickey Straub has an easy way of describing his upcoming trip across the United States.

“I’m a guy from the land of Lincoln, in a Lincoln, quoting Lincoln,” he said.

The trip itself, though, likely won’t be so easy.

Straub, a 55-year-old Burr Ridge resident and Abraham Lincoln enthusiast, will begin on Sept. 4 what he hopes will be 50-day trip that will take him to all 50 state capitols.

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