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Rep. Duckworth visits Addison Trail

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2:27 p.m. CST
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U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth shows her Addison Trail Blazer pride by displaying a T-shirt students gave her when she visited the school March 28.
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U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth talks to Addison Trail High School students about her career in politics and military experience during her March 28 visit to the school.
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U.S. Rep Tammy Duckworth gives a speech about her experience and ongoing legislative efforts during her visit March 28 to Addison Trail High School.

ADDISON – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Schaumburg, visited Addison Trail High School on March 28 to speak with students.

Duckworth, an Iraq veteran, talked about her path to working in politics, legislation and projects she’s working on and her military experience.

A former assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Duckworth moved to Illinois to pursue her doctorate in political science from Northern Illinois University.

After her speech, Duckworth answered questions from students.

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