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Chicagoans Of The Year

An intrepid filmmaker. A community activist. A children’s rights lawyer. A pioneering health advocate. A Cinderella basketball squad. A rising literary star. This year’s eclectic class of honorees bring energy, smarts, and soul to their work in equal measure.

Chicagoans

An intrepid filmmaker. A community activist. A children’s rights lawyer.

Of The

A pioneering health advocate. A Cinderella basketball squad. A rising literary star.

Year

This year’s eclectic class of honorees bring energy, smarts, and soul to their work in equal measure.

Published Nov. 13, 2018

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America’s Documentarian

Steve James

The Miracle Workers

Loyola Ramblers

The Immigrant Children’s Advocate

Maria Woltjen

The Life Giver

Shelly LeGere

The Literary Ambassador

Rebecca Makkai

The Youth Mentor

Jahmal Cole

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