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John Dwyer: Keeper of Waddy's Legacy - 3

John highlighted Waddy's life in his book, "The Oklahomans -- The Story of Oklahoma and Its People".

John J. Dwyer -- Waddy Young Memorialized (1 of 2)

John authored an Oklahoma Gold! podcast, "Waddy Young – All-American".  ( )

"OU’s first consensus All-American football player. Conference Heavyweight wrestling champion. All-campus boxing champ. Brooklyn’s “Iron Dodger” NFL star. Collegiate football hall of famer. Decorated World War II aviator in both Europe and the Pacific. One of the most electrifying, selfless combat deeds ever committed by an American warrior. There was only one Waddy Young, All-American.


Join John and KTOK/iHeartRadio star Gwin Faulconer-Lippert and explore the legend of one of Oklahoma’s greatest heroes, Ponca City native Walter Roland “Waddy” Young, a truly larger-than-life man in every way. It’s the 71st episode of our original OKLAHOMA GOLD! radio program and podcast." 


Click on the photo below to view the Waddy Young podcast:



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