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Lewis speaks at Reagan event

Eureka College marks anniversary of Reagan's death

Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

EUREKA (AP) — Dozens of people gathered at Ronald Regan’s alma mater Eureka College to mark the 10th anniversary of the former president’s death.

Among the speakers Thursday was Ann Lewis, president of the board of directors at the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home and Visitors Center in Dixon. The Pantagraph reportsthat she said that even though Reagan “blossomed on the world stage, his roots remained in Illinois.”

Reagan graduated from Eureka College in 1932. Reagan was born in Tampico and grew up in nearby Dixon.

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