2014 Paralympic gold medalist to lead Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade

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SPRINGFIELD - The grand marshal for this year's Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade will be a member of the U.S.'s gold medal-winning Paralympic sled hockey team.

On Tuesday, Governor Pat Quinn announced that Kevin McKee will lead the twilight parade Thursday night.

McKee is a member of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago hockey team, and has skated on Team USA's international squad since 2010.  In 2014, the squad took home gold medals in the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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