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Aurora artist receives Chicago Medal of Honor

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As Cassidy Alexander stood on the stage, chatting with a national icon — her work being displayed in a giant slide show — she finally was receiving what she had avoided: recognition.

It was a surreal and almost embarrassing moment for the Aurora artist, but deeply gratifying. She was on stage at the Hilton Hotel with Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley to receive an award named after his father. It was a public thank you for the eight portraits she painted of Chicago officers killed in the line of duty.

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