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Committee resumes work on Flossmoor veterans ‘wall of honor’ following pandemic hiatus

Members of Flossmoor Veterans Memorial Inc. and local veterans pose for a photo Monday, Aug. 2, at village hall following a presentation of plans for a wall of honor. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

Plans for a Flossmoor veterans memorial were put on hold in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic, but a group of residents reemerged this week to get the project back on track.

Under the banner of Flossmoor Veterans Memorial Inc., former mayor Paul Braun and roughly 15 other residents are behind the project. Their aim is to construct a veterans memorial . . .

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