File photo/The Herald-Dispatch
The special interest of a teacher, played by Laura Dern (right), was instrumental in the success of science student Homer Hickam, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, in the 1999 movie ÒOctober Sky.Ó
Gallery: Views of West Virginia
Jun. 20, 2013 @ 12:01 AM
Here are some of the people, places and things that have shaped West Virginia.