Remember Me

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Chronicles the life of Vinnie Ream, her apprenticeship as a sculptor and how, after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, she fights prejudice for the honor of sculpting the statue of Lincoln in the Capitol rotunda.

The amazing true story of the young woman who immortalized Lincoln's face in stone. 

Vinnie Ream is a small girl with a giant gift for sculpture. She starts by playing in the Wisconsin clay, but when the Civil War breaks out, her family moves to Washington D.C., setting Vinnie on a whole new path: apprentice to a famous sculptor, depictor of Congressmen and politicians, eventual sculptor of the Lincoln bust. After Lincoln's assassination, she fights doubt and prejudice for the honor of sculpting the full-size statue of Lincoln that now stands in the Capitol rotunda.
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