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     November 6, 2020      #94-311 KDJ

Scott Reeder: Customer service done in divergent

SPRINGFIELD — Last week, my 15-year-old daughter graduated from civics lessons to reality.

While the lofty words of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton may still echo in her head, with her first visit to an Illinois Secretary of State’s driver’s service facility she learned how government works — or doesn’t.

When I picked Gracie up after school, she came armed with her paperwork signed by her driver’s education teacher, which clears the way for her to get her learner’s permit.

“My teacher says I only have to do a vision test — so this ...

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