MANCHIN STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF WETZEL SANDERS
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement on the death of World War II Veteran, Wetzel Sanders.
“Gayle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Wetzel "Sundown" Sanders, an American hero and an inspiration to all West Virginians. I was honored to be able to help Wetzel receive his well-deserved and hard earned Purple Heart recognition for his heroic service at Pearl Harbor before he passed. We join all West Virginians sending their prayers for his family during this difficult time.”
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