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French Legion of Honor Presentation

On Friday, February 27, 2015,  Vincent Floreani, Consul General of France in Chicago presented Charles ‘Chick’ Bruns with the Legion of Honor medal. The Legion of Honor is France’s highest distinction and through this award, the French government pays tribute … Continue reading

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Hospital Visit for Chick

At the end of February, Chick developed ‘Yellow Jaundice’ and ended up in the Hospital in Nancy, France. Here is his account of his journey.

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Local news paper features ‘Chick’

The News Gazette is a main stay in the local press for central Illinois. Today on the front page they featured one of their own, Charles ‘Chick’ Bruns.  Chick worked at the News Gazette for 39 years after his service … Continue reading

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