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Dr. Charles A. Leale was just 23 and had been practicing medicine for six weeks when he rushed to the side of Abraham Lincoln the night the president was shot at Ford's Theatre. A report he wrote about what he saw when he reached the stricken president and what he did was recently found. (Library of Congress via Associated Press)

Dr. Charles A. Leale was just 23 and had been practicing medicine for six weeks when he rushed to the side of Abraham Lincoln the night the president was shot at Ford's Theatre. A report he wrote about what he saw when he reached the stricken president and what he did was recently found. (Library of Congress via Associated Press)

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