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WV Medal of Honor recipient receives $50K award

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams has been named the grand prize winner for Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey’s 2016 Rare Life Award.

A $50,000 donation from Eagle Rare will be made to the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation, which honors and supports the families of American military personnel killed in action.

Williams, a resident of Ona for over 40 years, is the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II…

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