Elgin, Illinois - July 20, 2016
Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth meets Donyal Gordon and her son Lucas Carter, 17, who is also wheelchair-bound at the Second Baptist Church Family of Elgin outside of Chicago on Sunday, July 24, 2016. Duckworth, who served as an Army helicopter pilot, lost both of her legs after her helicopter was shot down in Iraq.
The Illinois' U.S. Senate race is considered a battleground race as Duckworth prepares for a tight election against Sen. Mark Kirk on Nov. 8, 2016.
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