In a moving video filmed at a friend's wedding in September, the quadruple amputee and bomb disposal expert whose legs, left arm and right hand were blown off during a deployment in Afghanistan, shows just how remarkable his recovery has been on a visit home to Cedar Falls, Iowa. Thank you for the bravery and dedication to country and people that it took to do your job. It was quite the wedding party! He simply came with us. You and Danielle are lucky to have each other. Then came the two-month dive school. Good luck to both of ya'll on this journey! In a story filled with so much sacrifice, courage, and compassion, it would be remiss to exclude part of what caught the world's attention: the love story shared between Taylor and his high school sweetheart, Danielle. While he said that his medical bills are covered, the 23-year-old man with a love of the great outdoors said that he has always dreamed of building a log cabin in the woods on a lake where he could live with his girlfriend, Danielle Kelly.
She protected their privacy as much as she could, even as thousands lined the streets for a 2013 homecoming in Cedar Falls. Brad is still over there. Everywhere he hurriedly goes on his motorized wheelchair, he leaves a trail of inspired people. We look forward to your future together! Thanks again for making my day!!! We are so thankful to you and all of our military personnel for your selfless sacrifices on a daily basis. Morris has had visits from other wounded warriors; top military personnel, including the commandant of the U.
June 21, 2012 at 2:00 am As I type this comment through tears, I am in complete awe of what an incredible man, son, boyfriend and soldier he is. Buy Photo Cooper King, 9, of Wisconsin, writes on the walls of Taylor and Danielle Morris home under construction in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. Usually we'd like to look forward to the next time we'd see each other so we'd always have a countdown in our head and talk about what we planned to do when we saw each other so, no matter if you're having a good day or bad day that always brightens up a day. The idea was to strongpoint that building and fight back from there. Taylor working his absolute hardest while Danielle looks onward admiringly. Danielle was back in Cedar Falls when she got the call. I am humbled by their determination, dedication and love for one another.
I feel incredibly privliged to be allowed to have this beautiful glimpse into your daily life. You probably already know my friend , and how far he and Danielle have come since first dating in 10th grade. June 21, 2012 at 4:46 pm Taylor…while we have never met…our paths have criss-crossed since before you were born. I have been following his story and reading the blog written by Juli or Danielle every day. This text message made me leap out of my chair, a single tear come to my eye, and immediately start searching for flights. Thank you for sharing your story, so Proud! He lost both of his legs, his left arm from the bicep down, and his right hand.
I had to show it to my husband and kids. Once the nurse left, we picked up conversation where we left off years before. The damage Taylor sustained was extremely severe. The Explosive Ordinance Disposal teams are the first men on the battle field. They listed the men in their unit lost to war: Ramsey, Justin, Corey, Jake.
Taylor, Danielle and Tim, thanks for sharing your lives with all of us. June 29, 2012 at 2:32 am Thank you for sharing one of the most beautiful stories I have ever read. Thank You for sharing this story!! On May 3, Taylor was leading a team of U. And out of all of the trees, this one was struck by lightning earlier in the year but survived! This story of your friendship is amazing. The wedding marked the first time Taylor had been home since his injuries occurred.
Instead, we are looking forward. He also recently met Bruce Springsteen. You're there three or four days together; you don't have time to get on each other's nerves. She expects little to change with marriage; they have always done everything together. He is a inspiration and a very strong and amazing man.
I love someone in Afghanistan right now who has lost friends throughout the years due to war and I am humbled by all of our warriors and their selfless sacrifice. I am sorry for Taylor´s injuries, but I really admire his brave heart and happy spirit… And Danielle and all of his family and friends are just georgeous… anyway- the progress Taylor made in the last months is really heroic… I will follow them and wait for some shaved face pictures of this handsome man I know it´s a bit inappropriate remark in this situation… and his love Danielle :- June 3, 2013 at 1:17 pm God bless you! I am honored to be a part of this campaign to earn money for T. In the blast, Morris lost both legs at the knee, his left arm at the elbow, and his right hand. Taylor Morris said that if he had hands he would pin the medal on Danielle, his wife. On May 3, 2012, Danielle Kelly received the news that the man she loved, U. June 21, 2012 at 5:10 pm God Bless Taylor!! My husband wants to return them to the rightful owner. A reluctant hero and his protector Two years ago,.