Lynda Carter reacts to the Navy's heartwarming video about a Wonder Woman toy

Elizabeth Howe
December 13, 2018 - 9:43 am

Navy Exchange Command recently released a video that highlights how meaningful something like a Wonder Woman toy can be for military children dealing with a parent's deployment. The video quickly went viral, and reached Wonder Woman herself.

In the video, a Wonder Woman toy plays an important role. It represents a deployed Navy mom — a real-life hero — for her son left behind stateside. 

Navy Exchange Command was pleasantly surprised by the reach of the video. 

“NEXCOM had no idea the video was going to be such a hit and pull at the heart strings of so many of our service members and their loved ones,” spokesperson for the Navy Exchange Service Command Courtney Williams told Navy Times.

It even reached Wonder Woman herself. Lynda Carter, the original Wonder Woman from the 1970s television series, tweeted,

Now, Wonder Woman and Warner Bros. want to do more to recognize those military personnel who can't be with their families during the holidays — by attending the Truman Strike Group homecoming. The carrier will return to Norfolk after a two-part, eight-month deployment.

“Wonder Woman will be giving out some Warner Bros. goodies, signing autographs, taking photos,” Williams said. “But mainly, [she’s> there to support those loved ones while waiting on their service member to arrive.”

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