WWII Veteran Receives Special Gift

Published 08/01 2014 06:34PM

Updated 08/01 2014 06:36PM

RUSSELLVILLE, AR - 93-year-old John Blackard served our country during WWII.

Today one group wanted to thank the Russellville resident for his service and give him a special gift.

Our own KARK4 Photojournalist Matt Thibault was there and shows us how this vet was covered with appreciation.

This is the first time the local chapter has made a quilt of valor.

And they hope to make more of them in the future.

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