Full rundown of jurors in Kelly case

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Here's a recap of who made the grade:

1. A black woman in her 50s from Olympia Fields who's married to a Baptist pastor.

2. A white male executive in his 30s who said he thought Kelly was guilty, based on what he'd read, but who also promised to give Kelly a fair trial.

3. A black man in his 50s who identified himself as a Christian.

4. A white college student in her 20s studying criminal justice who says she wants to be a police officer.

5. A white man in his 40s who has previously served on two juries and who reads the Sun-Times.

6. A white financial law compliance officer in his 30s who wore an "Impeach Bush" button on his bag and said he'd been beaten up the night the White Sox won the World Series.

7. A black woman in her 20s who works as a teacher's assistant.

8. A heavy-set black man in his late 30s who is attending culinary school.

9. A Romanian immigrant in his 60s who spoke enthusiastically about the U.S. legal system.

10. A white woman in her 20s who was the victim of a crime and who said she could give Kelly a fair trial, though it would be "hard."

11. A white man in his 20s with a marijuana bust in his past. He said wealth might buy someone advantages in the legal system.

12. A white man in his 30s with a goatee beard, who said his brother had once been turned down for a job with the state's attorney's office.

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