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Christmas tree lighting honors fallen Chicago police officers

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - On a cold December night, newly lit Christmas trees light up the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park , bringing some comfort and joy to families who have lost a Chicago police officer in the line of duty.
Maria Marmolejo, chairwoman for Chicago Police Gold Star Families, lost her husband, Officer Eduardo Marmolejo, just before Christmas in December 2018.
“Seeing those blue lights, it represents hope,” she said. “Light, in general, brings hope, so hope and always remembering.”
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