Linden Allen reviews dog tags while volunteering at the National Veterans Art Museum. Allen and four other veterans are reviewing tens and thousands of dog tags, ensuring there is one to represent each member of the armed forces killed as a result of the Vietnam War.Kelly Bauer/DNAinfo Chicago

Who Cleans All Those Veteran Dog Tags In Museum Exhibit? Young Veterans

"It's kinda surreal going through each name because each dog tag is an exponential loss," one volunteer said. "It's not just one person. Can you imagine how many people you know if you were lost?"

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5 Things To Know About Austan Goolsbee, The High-Powered New Addition To Chicago’s School Board

The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.

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Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.