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Former Governor Pat Quinn was back at the statehouse today and now his image will hang in the hallways forever. Today was the day that Quinn’s official portrait was unveiled and hung in the Hall of Governors. The image shows Quinn standing in an office setting with interactive “found items” surrounding him. Quinn said once heard about idea he ran with it and knew there had to be one item…



Those items include a photograph of Quinn’s parents wedding day, his brothers and sons’. The portrait also includes nods to his professional achievements including advocacy of military families, expanding healthcare coverage and his signing of the Marriage Equality bill. 

 
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