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My Fox Memphis
September 11, 2014

Memphis Fire Museum Unveils 9/11 Exhibit

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The Commercial Appeal Memphis
September 10, 2014

Fire museum's stature lures 9/11 memorial to Memphis

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The Daily Herald
September 8, 2014

Columbia-made 9/11 memorial finds home in Memphis. Click here to read article.

Fire Museum of Memphis Welcomes 9/11 Exhibit
September 4, 2014

A new $350,000 exhibit honoring the heroes of 9/11 arrived at the Fire Museum of Memphis on Wednesday.

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Memphis Business Journal
September 4, 2014

9/11 memorial to be permanently housed in Memphis. Click here to read article.

Father surprised with portrait of son, a fallen soldier
July 30, 2014

Brian Shilling thought he was going to the mall with his wife Wednesday afternoon for his resized wedding band. He had no idea that a surprise three years in the making was waiting for him.

Good Morning America Showcases 9/11 Hero
September 10, 2011

Watch the journey of the 9/11 10th Anniversary Memorial unveiled in Central Park, and the presentation of a Portrait of one of Americas true Heroes.

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Army Times
October 10, 2011

Hero Huddle: 54 living Medal of Honor recipients gather. Click here to read article.
October 2, 2011

Gala Ball at the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor. Click here to see video.
October 2, 2011

Gala Ball at the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor. Click here to see video.
September 28, 2011

Medal of Honor recipients talk about experiences. Click here to see video.
September 28, 2011

Medal of Honor Recipients receive hand painted portraits as a gift from Hero Portraits. Click here to see video.
September 9, 2011

"The First Responders Memorial," a unique American flag that features oil portraits of fallen firefighters and police officers on marble tiles, made its debut in Central Park Thursday. Click here to see video.
September 8, 2011

9/11 tribute built in Middle Tenn. to be unveiled in NYC. Click here to read article.
September 5, 2011

Mid-State man prepares to unveil 9/11 memorial in NYC. Click here to see video.

The Tennessean
September 5, 2011

Heroes return to New York - Franklin man's memorial honors responders who died in attack. Click here to see video.
August 30, 2011

Middle Tennessee Painter Creates 9/11 Memorial. Click here to see video.

9/11 A Decade Later: Non-Profit Puts Face Value On Heroes Tribute - NY1
December 29, 2010

Follow the journey with Hero Portraits as we evolve from the Engine 54 portrait presentation to the 2011 9/11 Memorial Project. Click here to see video.

Pritzker Military Library

In Chicago, Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel Woody Williams helped dedicate the Pritzker Military Library at 104 S. Michigan by donating his original Medal of Honor, Citation signed by President Truman, and his self-portrait done by Hero Portraits/ Darrell Lynn! These personal donations will live forever here and continue to tell the history of one of the greatest heroes our country has ever known!

Sullivan University
November 11, 2010

Watch this amazing ceremony as Darrell Lynn and Hero Portraits present all living Medal of Honor recepients with portraits of their own at Sullivan University, Veteran's Day 2010.

Geraldo at Large - Fox News
September 10, 2010

Honoring 9/11 Heroes Through Art. Watch the live broadcast from NYC as Geraldo introduces the world to Matt and Carl Asaro. These two brothers lost their firefighter father on 9/11 and yet still are in training to become NYC firefighters themselves. Follow along as founder Darrell Lynn talks about Hero Portraits’ beginnings. Click here to see video.

CBS New York
September 10, 2010

Loved Ones Remember Firefighters Lost On 9/11. Take a journey to the firehouse as CBS documents the emotional ceremony at Engine 54 in midtown Manhattan presented by Hero Portraits. Check out the enormous feedback from the families left behind. Click here to read the full article.
September 10, 2010

Portraits Made of Firefighters from Engine 54/Ladder 4 who Died on 9/11. Read the reviews of the September 10th ceremony from the most critical source, the fire department and the city of New York. Hero Portraits is honored to have such positive praise from the top authority. Click here to read the full article.
September 10, 2010

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Firehouse. See the stunning pictures as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano stopped by Engine 54 firehouse to check out all the buzz following the Hero Portraits presentation. She enjoyed the large portrait so much that she just had to have her picture taken with it! Click here to read the full article.

Fire Department Network News
September 10, 2010

Portraits Made of FDNY Firefighters from Engine 54/Ladder 4 who Died on 9/11. MORE PRAISE! It seems that the Hero Portraits ceremony was such a huge hit that the fire department just had to spread the word! Click here to read the full article.
September 10, 2010

“Honor, Courage, Duty”...hear the eloquent portrayl of our September 10th ceremony as documented by nationally published Boomer Living magazine. Hear the somber words of Chief Joseph Nardone as he recounts that fateful day. Click here to read the full article.
September 9, 2010

Middle Tenn. couple honor fallen heroes with portraits. Follow Darrell and Kimberly Lynn as they talk more about Hero Portraits infrastructure and how the Firehouse project began. See more amazing portraits as well! Click here to read the full article.

Psychology Today
September 6, 2010

Hero Portraits was featured in Psychology Today, written by Dr. Jamie Huysman, an Honorary Board Member. This acclaimed website and the author of the article, Dr. Jamie Huysman presents a beautiful account of Hero Portrait founders Darrell and Kimberly Lynn. Dr. Huysman is not simply a Hero Portraits champion, but one of our esteemed board members. To read the entire and wonderful article about Hero Portraits, First Responders, and Caregivers, please click here..

Nashville's Magnolia Magazine
August 2010

See the amazing artwork and read the beautiful story of the Lynns as they become philanthropist and give back for all that they have received as featured in Nashville's Magnolia Magazine. Click here to read the full article.

Press Release
July 25, 2010

On September 10th, 2010, fifteen heroes from Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 will be commemorated in a monumental group portrait painting, which will be presented to the firehouse. The event will take place at 10 am at the “Pride of Midtown,” located at 8th Avenue and 48th Street, often called the world's busiest Firehouse. Click here to read the full press release.

Dateline on NBC
June 27th, 2010 7:00 PM

Segement on the Battle of Wanat. Portraits of Army 1st Lt. Jonathon P. Brostrom and Cpl. Pruitt A. Rainey were previously presented to the parents.

1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom, 24, of Hawaii.
Brostrom, who led the company’s 2nd Platoon, was a ROTC graduate from the University of Hawaii. He received his commission in June 2006 and arrived at the 173rd in June 2007.

Cpl. Pruitt A. Rainey, 22, of Haw River, N.C.
Rainey joined the Army in August 2005. He arrived at the 173rd, his first assignment, in February 2006.

Both were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; died July 13of wounds sustained when thier outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades from enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan.

NBC Nightly News
June 27th, 2010 6:30 PM

Showing of Portrait of Army 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom

Hershel (Woody) WilliamsGainsville, TX Host City to Medal of Honor recipients presents Portrait of Hershel (Woody) Williams during the Gala dinner
April 9th, 2010

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