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2013 Photo review

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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(Curtis Clegg - cclegg@shawmedia.com)
World War II veteran Paul Landreth holds a red rose that was presented to him by the staff of Barb City Manor during a Veterans Day observance in DeKalb, Ill. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Landreth served as a chaplain's assistant with the Army on the Ledo Road in India.
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(Doug Oleson - doleson@shawmedia.com)
Preston Iset, 6, Sycamore, reads "The Discovery of America" during the Pumpkin Festival at the Sycamore Library last Thursday, Oct. 24.
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A candy drop was one of the biggest attraftions of the day at Kite Fest in DeKalb, Ill. on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.
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(Dana Herra – dherra@shawmedia.)
Debbie Bockstahler sits in her Genoa living room, surrounded by posters she has made showing the faces of victims of drug overdose. Families of the victims have been sending the photos to her through a Facebook page she started when her son, Cody McCaulley, died of a heroin overdose last year. There are more than 200, and new ones arrive regularly. "I know all their names," Bockstahler said.
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Chris Aichele of Plano, a member of the Hinckley Immanuel Lutheran Church men's club, toasts a friend with a stein of beer at German Fest in Hinckley, Ill. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
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Diane Tolhurst, youth services assistant at the DeKalb Public Library, eyes up Harley, an alpaca visiting the library for a summer reading presentation in July.
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Madeline DiNatale, 15, right, and her sister, Jackie, 13, paint over graffiti on the side of a garage in DeKalb during the 2013 Day of Caring on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
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Will Weber dishes off to a teammate during a recent passing drill while Adam Tipps tries to defend.
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GED graduate Amy Potempa of DeKalb celebrates with son, Owen, 5 on graduation day at Kishwaukee College in Malta, Ill. on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
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(Curtis Clegg - cclegg@shawmedia.com)
Robert Boston serves as a hawker at the Indian Creek Community Concern for Children 30th Annual People-for-People Auction at Indian Creek Middle School in Waterman, Ill. on Sunday, March 10, 2013.
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Family members of the shooting victims place flowers and wreaths at the memorial at Cole Hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.

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