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Minnesota veteran’s family learns of portrait at the Pentagon

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BRAINERD, Minn. -- The family of a Brainerd veteran knew a professional portrait had been painted to honor his World War II service -- they just didn’t know where it was.

But last month, with help from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office, the family learned that the portrait of the late Roy Schellin, whose right arm was severely wounded during a 1943 air battle over France, hangs at the Pentagon.

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