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Jackie Joyner-Kersee to visit NIU

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 4:50 p.m. CDT

Six-time Olympic track and field medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee will visit Northern Illinois on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17, according to an NIU release.

NIU will host "A Morning with Jackie Joyner-Kersee" at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the NIU Convocation Center. The breakfast event is open to the public. Individual tickets are available for $25 by e-mailing Amy Schmidt ( or calling 815-753-PACK. Group tickets are also available.

A separate event open to the NIU campus community will be held on Oct. 16.

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