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From Colleen SchultzMineral PointTransfixed. That described my 9-year-old self as our class toured the Henry Ford Museum near Detroit.Our fourth-grade field trip included viewing the original velvet rocking chair where Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded. A rust-colored blot on the rocker's back - the bloodstain - stayed with me, infusing a life-long passion for American history.That was then.