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Chicago's DePaul University is the home of a new "Portrait of a Soldier Memorial" exhibit. Governor Pat Quinn unveiled the memorial yesterday on the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks. The exhibit features more than 250 hand-drawn portraits of the Illinois men and women who have died serving the country since the 2001 attacks. Mattoon artist Cameron Schilling has drawn a portrait of every Illinois soldier who's died in the Global War on Terror. The exhibit will be on display until this Friday, September 16th.

 
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