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The Gift of Perseverance with former POW Jessica Lynch , Hosted by Tidewell Hospice
November 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tough times never last, but tough people do. Life can throw tragedy and obstacles in our paths that make it difficult to navigate at times. But it’s in those times where we all grow, become better and often walk away stronger and more resilient. We later look back and realize that these times were truly a gift, and it was perseverance that delivered that gift to us.
On March 23, 2003, U.S. Army PFC Jessica Lynch was injured and captured by Iraqi forces after her unit was ambushed in Iraq. She was rescued after nine days in captivity on April 1, 2003, by U.S. Special Operations Forces. Jessica’s rescue was the first successful rescue of an American POW since World War II.
Jessica has appeared on Good Morning America, Today Show, CBS Morning Show, Huckabee Show, CNN, MSNBC, David Letterman Show, Fox, Prime Time on ABC with Dianne Sawyer, E News!, CBN, and various local networks throughout the country. She has appeared on numerous magazine covers such as TIME and People. She has been named West Virginian of the Year as well as Glamour Woman of the Year.