Stephen Willeford from Sutherland Springs Texas has stayed out of the limelight as much as possible since he received international attention for stopping the shooter at the First Baptist Church, a block from his home. He still isn’t comfortable with the title “hero” but you would be hard pressed to find a Texan that doesn’t use that title to describe him. He is a humble man, and has done very few interviews and in them he has expressed his desire to get back to his normal life. Last week was the exception.

Stephen and his wife Pam had been invited by their South Texas Congressman, Henry Cuellar Dem, to attend the State Of The Union Address in Washington DC. Ever Congress person gets to bring one guest to sit in the gallery and the Congressman invited Stephen to be his guest.


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