Phi Mu

Mississippi Sorority Grants WWII Veteran His Dying Wish: 'Dance with a Beautiful Woman'

April 25, 2018 - 1:05 pm

By Kayla Jardine/Joe Cingrana

A University of Southern Mississippi sorority recently helped grant a dying World War II veteran's last wish.

92-year-old Paul Sonnier revealed to a hospice intern from the college that he wanted to dance with a beautiful woman before taking his last breath.

Jessica Moreau got her Phi Mu sorority sisters together and planned a party for the vet, complete with singing, dancing, and lemon cookies.

Although the decorated Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor was unable to physically dance with the women, he handed out flowers to all to to show his gratitude, sharing a beautiful moment between generations.