Hugo man recognized as mentor at State Capitol

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

OKLAHOMA CITY - A Hugo man was honored today at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City for his service to the community as a mentor.

Henry Wallace lost his mother 30 years ago this month, a victim of domestic violence. When Wallace learned two young boys in Hugo suffered the same loss, he reached out to them by becoming their mentor.

Wallace, who has been matched with the boys for over a year, has been named the 2010 David and Molly Boren Mentoring Award winner.

Wallace and the boys are also being featured this month in a television commercial airing across Oklahoma.


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  • by Anonymous on Jan 22, 2010 at 02:00 PM
    What a wonderful story! He will be surely blessed!
  • by Mork Location: Ork on Jan 22, 2010 at 01:43 PM
    I agree wit dvdsn!
  • by dvdsn Location: OK on Jan 22, 2010 at 08:14 AM
    I think this is great!! There should be more people like Henry in the world!!
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