West Virginia was once considered home for many famous faces. Here are some of the famous people with ties to West Virginia.
In this photo taken May 24, 2011, Jerry West smiles after being introduced as a new member of the Golden State Warriors basketball club's Executive Board, during a news conference in San Francisco. West says he has battled depression since childhood, when his father would beat the future Hall of Fame basketball player, causing him low self-esteem that has plagued him despite a successful career as one of the NBA's biggest influences. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)