Taylor Thyfault was a man who cared more for others than for himself. He made a list of 25 things he wanted to do in life.
Join the Army and be the best that I can be
Go bungee jumping
Start a family
Buy an English Bull Dog and name him Diesel
Swim with sharks
Visit the tribe I am from (Saquangue Lakota Oyate)
Save a life
Coach a Lacrosse team
Graduate high school
Get a masters part-time in the military
Get a job
Buy my own truck
Wrestle an alligator
Meet the 'Jackass' crew
Buy my Quad
Play football for a minor league
Go cliff diving
Volunteer in the community
Go to Alaska
Be there for all of the people that have been there for me
Never be arrested
Go to Oktoberfest in Germany
Be the best man, husband, son, soldier, and friend as ... possible
Taylor chose to become a Colorado State Trooper as his job. It was an honorable profession and one his family was extremely proud of.
One day, while working with another trooper, Taylor was struck and killed by a vehicle. Watch the video below for more information.
To cope with the grief, Taylors's mom sometimes reaches out to his cell phone for comfort but never expected to receive a text back. What do you think about Sgt. Husley's response?
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In other military news, watch the incredible reaction from a kid who suddenly realizes the costumed mascot visiting his school is his homecoming mom: