Alderman JoAnn Thompson expected to recover after collapse

July 30, 2012 9:15:28 AM PDT
Alderman JoAnn Thompson is resting comfortably and doing well Monday after collapsing due to exhaustion on the final day of the fifth annual 63rd Street Music Festival.

Alderman Thompson, of the 16th Ward, was enjoying the music and mingling among the crowd when she fell ill. Her office says she had been working many hours in anticipation of the festival.

Her office says she is expected to make a full recovery and be back on the job soon.

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