Sweet Memories

the ronald reagan legacy project aims to have reagan publicly memorialized in every county in the us. the group’s rehabilitation of reagan’s image is systematic, unwavering, and — they hope — unstoppable.

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A 6-foot portrait of Ronald Reagan made from 14,000 jelly beans by Peter Rocha, on behalf of the Herman Goelitz Candy Co. of Illinois. The portrait hangs in the Gipper’s boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois.

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