Tammy Duckworth (Anniversary Month Rewind)

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Originally Featured: November 10, 2012

(Thai Chinese/White) [American (Born in Thailand)]

Known as: Congresswoman to the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois’ 8th District (First person of Asian decent elected to the US Congress from Illinois; Former Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs; Former Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs; Iraqi War Veteran (US Army Helicopter Pilot); Lieutenant Colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard)

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