As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The MY HERO Project and Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition have teamed up to create the "Looking for Your Lincoln Hero" contest as one of the many events that will mark the bicentennial anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth. To enter, write an essay or create artwork that depicts the Abraham Lincoln-like qualities of a person you know. More details about the contest are here. According to the Tribune, winners receive a trip to Springfield to visit various Lincoln sites. The deadline is December 1.

 
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