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Chicago artists Patricia Nguyen and John Lee’s design, “Breath, Form & Freedom,” has been selected for a public memorial dedicated to those who were allegedly tortured by former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge. (Patricia Nguyen and John Lee rendering)

A memorial dedicated to those who were allegedly tortured by former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge is one step closer to reality, now that a final design has been selected.

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“I still have my nightmares from what Burge did to me,” said Anthony Holmes.

This week, the city of Chicago is coming through on a promise made two years ago to survivors of torture.