Mattie Shepard-Boyd listens to Col. George Boyd speak

May 24, 2012 | 7:56 p.m. CDT
Mattie Shepard-Boyd, center, watches as her husband, Col. George M. Boyd, speaks at Military Recognition Day on Thursday on Bass Commons at Columbia College. The two met while she served in the military as a lieutenant colonel. They were married almost 50 years ago in Hawaii.

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