St. Patrick's Day Queen talks about honor

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The St. Patrick's Day Queen was crowned earlier this week and this year's queen is Mary Kate Manion who is originally from Elmhurst. (WLS)

The St. Patrick's Day Queen was crowned earlier this week and this year's queen is Mary Kate Manion who is originally from Elmhurst.

Manion is a graduate of St. Norbert College and now works for the city of Chicago.

She spoke with ABC 7 to talk about the honor and representing her city.

The St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago, one of the largest in the country, is up on Saturday, March 17.

The St. Patrick's Day Queen contest is sponsored by Plumbers Local 130.

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