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Join Us Monday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the West Virginia Culture Center Theater
West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) recently aired a new documentary about the life of Medal of Honor recipient, Woody Williams titled, Woody Williams: An Extraordinary Life of Service. The public is encouraged to join us for a special screening on Monday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m.
WHAT: Screening of Documentary Film Woody Williams: An Extraordinary Life of Service
WHERE: Culture Center Theater. Capitol Complex
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The documentary chronicles the life of Hershel “Woody” Williams, America’s last living World War II Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. William’s life was dedicated to God, family, country and perhaps above all, service. In 2022, Williams passed at the age of 98, and would lie in honor at both the West Virginia State Capitol and the US Capitol.
The documentary shares how Williams at the age of 85, formed the Woody Williams Foundation, dedicated to honoring and helping Gold Star Families. Through the work of the foundation, there are now Gold Star Families Monuments in every state.
View the trailer below.