How a Black Veteran’s Blinding Led to Integration

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Published on 27 Feb 2021, 10:32
The attack that left returning WWII veteran Isaac Woodard, Jr. blind became a turning point in the integration of the United States armed forces. Now, Woodard’s great-niece, Laura Willams, hopes to share his story with a younger generation. She’s penned a new children’s book, “I Am Sergeant Isaac Woodard, Jr.: How My Story Changed America.” “His blindness allowed us to see," Williams told Inside Edition Digital.