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Artist Michael Reagan works on a portrait of Joseph A. Weems, who died after being after being hit by a train while riding his bicycle near the Ramstein Air Base in Germany as he served in the U.S. Air Force, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at his home in Edmonds, Wash. Since starting the Fallen Heros Project in 2004, Reagan has drawn more than 3,000 portraits and given them free-of-charge to families of fallen soldiers. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)