Sandy Edwards, district director for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, hands Leon Lacey the letter Cornyn wrote to the Department of Defense to secure his late uncle’s deserved awards for service to his country. Army Pvt. Virgil Lacey died from wounds suffered in combat action during World War I in France. The Purple Heart was given to Leon Lacey on behalf of Pvt. Lacey during a ceremony at the Mills County courthouse in Goldthwaite, Texas. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Kucera, 13th SC (E) Public Affairs Office)
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