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Kankakee County remembers those who died from overdoses this year with ’empty chair’ display

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Kankakee County officials say too many Thanksgiving tables will have an empty seat this year.

SkyFox flew over the county’s “empty chair” display on Wednesday. The campaign aims to raise awareness of overdose deaths.

More than 87 chairs will sit on the front lawn of the Kankakee County Courthouse over the weekend.

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Each chair is covered with a purple ribbon representing one life lost this year.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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