National Veterans Art Museum to put spotlight on wounded veterans

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Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jason Ross as painted by Victor Juhasz, one of the paintings featured in the Joe Bonham Project at the National Veterans Art Museum. (The Joe Bonham Project / via DNAinfo)

PORTAGE PARK — The National Veterans Art Museum will mark Memorial Day with the opening of an exhibit designed to spotlight veterans wounded in action.

The Joe Bonham Project: Drawing the Stories of America’s Wounded Veterans, which features more than a hundred drawings and illustrations created while the soldiers were patients at Veterans Administration Hospitals throughout the United States, will open Monday at the museum, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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