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Pa. trooper uses paint to transcend tragedy


By Kathleen Brady Shea
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Weeks after a milk-truck driver opened fire in an Amish school, a state police commander sought an unconventional way to both evoke and transcend the tragedy: a piece of art.

The resulting watercolor, Remembering Nickel Mines, will be hung today at Troop J headquarters in Lancaster after a private ceremony.

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