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U.S. Senator Capito speaks on life and legacy of Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams, the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va, on Wednesday delivered remarks on the Senate floor to commemorate the life of West Virginia native Hershel “Woody” Williams, and celebrate his legacy as the last Medal of Honor recipient from World War II.

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Below is a transcript of Senator Capito’s full speech, as prepared . . .

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