South African actor Carel Nel tells us about stepping into Abraham Lincoln's shoes for his new role

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Carel Nel as Abraham Lincoln in Grant.
Carel Nel as Abraham Lincoln in Grant.
Photo: History Channel

Years before Carel Nel would get the role of Abraham Lincoln, his mother noticed his resemblance to the 16th president of the United States. Her words that rang in his head when he auditioned for the character for the documentary series, Grant.

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