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Streator HS graduate demonstrates Windy City Spirit with moving speech

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Streator High School celebrated the class of 2014 Sunday with a special graduation ceremony.

Among the graduates was Good Day Chicago anchor Natalie Bomke’s cousin, Theresa Benckendorf.

Theresa was selected, along with three other students, to address the class.

In her address, Theresa said, “Some people call me special because I have Down Syndrome. I want you to know that each of us is special. Having an extra chromosome does not define me.”

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