Who’d Steal Lincoln’s Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum

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Someone stole Abraham Lincoln’s hand.

The crime had no witnesses. There are no suspects. The police are not even certain when the hand disappeared.

About all anyone knows is that a plaster sculpture of the 16th president’s hand, proudly displayed for years at the Kankakee County Museum, has been missing from its shelf since at least Dec. 11.

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