Last surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient is from WV

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(WTRF) West Virginia’s World War II hero, Hershel “Woody” Williams, is now the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient. 

Charles Coolidge was the country’s oldest recipient until his death on April 6th. 

Williams was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery as a U-S Marine during the Battle of Iwo Jima

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