Olympic swimmer from Chicago area honored

September 28, 2008 8:41:24 PM PDT
Tinley Park residents gave a big welcome home party Sunday for an Olympic medalist.Swimmer Christine Magnuson was honored during a parade and rally. She won two silver medals at the Beijing Games.

Magnuson is a graduate of Andrew High School in Tinley Park and now attends the University of Tennessee.

In addition to the parad, the village is also naming a street in her honor.