Gordon Helsel

Virginia Delegate Gordon Helsel (R-91) is former mayor of Poquoson. In 1968, he was bleeding to death in Vietnam when God saved his life in a most surprising way. For valor and wounds sustained, Sgt. Helsel was awarded the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He wrote "The Day God Showed Up" as tribute to his wife, God, his fallen and wounded friends, and all Americans who put their lives on the line by serving our country. See more at TheDayGodShowedUp.com.