The Taylor Morris story: UPDATED

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taylor lead The Taylor Morris story: UPDATED

The story of Taylor Morris, the EOD sailor who had all four limbs amputated after an explosion in Afghanistan, has gone viral. I asked the Chivers to donate $30,000 for a down payment on Taylor’s dream cabin. But the Chivers had other ideas.

As of this morning, you’ve donated over $250,000 to Taylor, you built the entire cabin… and then some.

In 24 hours, you changed a man’s life for the better, forever. You’ve done good, be proud of yourselves today. Some related articles:

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  • http://www.facebook.com/dermagraphicartist Jeremy Chive-On Hughes

    every one is saying good job chivers, well, good job john! if it werent for john, this wouldnt have gone viral. asking so much and requesting none in return, a sailor who was horribly disfigured didnt have a chance of relief and hope in sight, untill john got ahold of his story and selflessly requested our help for a guy he didnt know, but knew he could change his life with the gift he was given, the assembly of the public masses. well done john, i hope that sometime in my life i can do one better! speedy recover taylor, and if you need anything, we chivers are here to help, thanks to john!

  • http://www.facebook.com/groups/261563127268457/ Kris-ATL

    This is why I love this community! KCCO!

  • awhite2020

    For a man whos life was changed in an instant, changing his life in a day is the least the Chivers could do!

  • gregocebr

    Non American here, never even set foot there, but damn!!!
    Faith in Humanity restored! I add my donation too!

    All the best!!!

  • YOLO

    Who cares? Where are the tits bro?

  • Blake

    Thank you Taylor, I hope this small gesture will help you see how much you are appreciated!!
    ~Blake in Michigan

  • .Krookz

    Nice job everyone!

  • Bubbz

    This makes me proud to be a chiver

  • http://www.facebook.com/richard.a.branning Richard Adam Branning

    Best $25 I've ever spent.

  • Gust :)

    Proud to be a Chiver!!
    Well done!! (tears are forming)

  • Lyin King

    The best money I ever spent. Could have been weekend drinking money, but there are bigger things in this life and Taylor's cause is one of them.
    http://www.google.com/imgres?q=faith+in+humanity+

  • John

    Lets go for a cool million…

  • http://facebook.com/juanderrful juan

    Wow. I love this site and the people who run it and the people who make it happen a little more each day.

  • Mattastic

    And goosebumps were given this day.

  • lumberjackzach

    Faith in humanity has been restored. To be a part of this online (and real-life) community is perhaps one of the rewarding parts of my day. Chive On to all, this is a remarkable moment, one which actually brings tears to me eyes – no joke.

  • MarissaAD

    Finally got money to donate. Stay strong! Thank you so much for your service

  • https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=12629486 Brett Butler

    Thank you for everything Taylor, our donations are the least we can do. I am so proud to be a part of this community.

  • Da Sandman

    whoever said money doesn't make you happy.. idiot

  • conbradf

    well done chivers, and all the best taylor from the u.k

  • https://www.facebook.com/swannerm Matt Swanner

    Gave everything I had! Hell yeah Taylor!

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  • Rob

    Hell yeah! Go Taylor and Danielle! In addition to a donation I now bought the shirt!:-) You two are such an inspiration to me in these cynical times. I wish you both all the happiness in the world.

    Peace & Love!

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    […] of one true Patriot, Taylor Morris, that I encourage you to read. You can follow his story here, here, here, here, here, and here. Be forewarned though. It will make you misty. JohnScott is the proud […]

  • http://www.facebook.com/the.bald.asian Daniel Batchelder

    I am going to put this comment on all of the Taylor Morris blurbs, and i challenge everyone who was touched by this story to repost it.

    It took me a moment to realize it, but HUGE Kudos needs to go to Taylor's girlfriend Danielle. She showed mental strength many Wives would not have in support of her man. She deserves a lot of credit. She supported him every step of the way. Helping him rehab? LITERALLY carrying him on her back? Smiling all the way?

    Talk about a love story! I suggest that everyone chip in another couple of bucks and give this girl a wedding a princess would dream of…

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