Jazz Musician Awarded French Legion of Honor

Toledo jazz musician awarded French Legion of Honor:

The French government has awarded its Legion of Honor to a Toledo jazz musician who fought in World War Two.  Eighty-two-year-old Jon Hendricks grew up in Toledo and later fought in France during the war.  He now teaches at the University of Toledo.  French officials say Hendricks was recognized for his military and musical accomplishments.  He was an honored guest at a weekend jazz festival in northern France connected to the 60th anniversary of D-Day.