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Illinois woman honored for work in foster care

CHESTER, IL (KFVS) -

A Chester, Illinois woman is being honored for her work in the foster care program.

According to Congressman Jerry Costello, Kimberly Absher of Chester is being awarded as a 2012 "Angel in Adoption" for her outstanding advocacy of foster care issues.  

Absher and 100 others will be honored in at an awards ceremony on September 11 in Washington, D.C.

According to a news release, the Abshers have been instrumental in obtaining the proper psychological and medical care for children.

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