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Portrait of Jesse Helms painted by unlikely artist

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A new portrait of famed North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms was unveiled in Washington last week. It got rave reviews from his fans - and it was painted by an unlikely artist. 58-year old African American Rene Dickerson, a California native, spoke with WFAE's Mark Rumsey.