Captain Bruce Hayes died on a September morning in Afghanistan, the victim of a roadside bomb. Dearly loved by his family and friends back home in Laramie, Wyoming, his death devastated the small community. But Bruce had one last gift to give — one that would bring people together from all over the country. A romantic at heart, he’d bought his wife a ’59 Chevy pickup truck before he was deployed — just like the one her dad had when she was a kid. Bruce had hoped they could fix it up together. What follows is the heartwarming story of how a community came together to honor Bruce and deliver his final gift of love.
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