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'Wisconsin Remembers' exhibit honors lost lives

 

November 23, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name exhibit stands at the Mercer Public Library Friday and consists of 17 panels with the faces and names of Wisconsin natives who lost their lives in the Vietnam war. There are over 1,161 names in the display. It took eight years for volunteers to gather and donate the photos. The exhibit will be at the library until Wednesday, Nov. 27.

By KIM E. STROM

kstrom@yourdailyglobe.com

MERCER - Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name traveling exhibit is a tribute to lost life and lost potential. It features the pictures of over 1,161 Vietnam War Veterans of Wisconsin and is on display at the Mercer Public Library through Wednesday Nov. 27.

It took eight years to gather the photos, according to Wisconsin Public Radio's website. Volunteers, including family and friends of those killed as well as teachers, students and others who just wanted to put a face to a name, donated the pictures.

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