Melancholy is the perfect scenario of how broken people can be on the inside but seem perfectly fine on the outside. Did Abraham Lincoln suffer with depression in the early years of his life or did he just come down with it as he got older? Well many historians have found that Lincoln was diagnosed as a young man to suffer from Melancholy. If he had been suffering for a while, how did he learn to cope with being sad all the time? Could you imagine being sad most of the time and just having to deal with it and go on with life? It would be very hard. Since Lincoln was diagnosed as a young man, throughout his life he suffered many breakdowns. His break downs consisted of him saying things like “I am the most miserable man living,” and often talked about committing ...
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