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April 17, 2017

A suburban mayor's effort to recite Lincoln's Gettysburg address at 50 state capitols in 50 days is now part of the Congressional Record.

April 12, 2017

Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey's Straub's 50 Capitols trip is now a piece of American history.

January 3, 2013

It’s not often one comes across a person who has a real adventure story to tell. But that’s exactly what happened to me. I had the pleasure of meeting a man who felt a calling to spread a patriotic message across the country and to revive the words of Abraham Lincoln.

October 16, 2012

Mickey Straub of Burr Ridge, Ill., was at Wisconsin's Capitol Tuesday as part of a 50-day tour of every state capitol in honor of Abraham Lincoln. The tour began in Gettysburg, Pa.

October 13, 2012

An Illinois man is on a voyage across all 50 states to tour every state capitol. Mickey Straub checked North Dakota off of his list with a stop in Bismarck Saturday afternoon.

October 12, 2012

After planning it out for several years, an Illinois man is nearly done with a trip of a lifetime.

October 10, 2012

Mickey Straub prepares to recite President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in front of the Alaska State Capitol during his visit on Tuesday. Straub is on a personal mission to visit all 50 state Capitols in 50 days.

October 8, 2012

An Illinois man who is trying to reach all 50 state Capitol Buildings in 50 days plans to arrive in Juneau Tuesday to recite the Gettysburg Address and take photographs at the Alaska State Capitol at 11 a.m.

September 30, 2012

BURR RIDGE - Friday, Illinoisan Mickey Straub toured the capitol of New Mexico and found a reference to God that he photographed and placed on his Facebook page. New Mexico's capitol building is the nation's oldest - built in 1609 to 1610, the nation's roundest

September 13, 2012

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Some people make trips to see baseball stadiums, some to see national parks. One man is on a different type of pilgrimage, but with a very distinct purpose.