American Elements - Taya Kyle

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Last week marked the three-year anniversary of Chris Kyle's death. A US Navy SEAL sniper and, in the eyes of many, an American hero, Chris was killed along with a friend on February 2, 2013 while at a shooting range in Texas. His wife, Taya Kyle, has spent the last three years honoring his memory and leading the charitable foundation that bears his name, the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. Taya has also inspired millions with her faith, perseverance, and love of family in her best-selling book American Wife.

On this episode of CarbonTV's exclusive original American Elements, Taya speaks about her marriage, the agonizing loss of the man she loves, and her mission to empower others.

"I know I'm a stronger person for all of this, which is an interesting thing to say because I'm also a very broken person from it," she said. "But I go back to my faith and I think that I'll see Chris again, and if I didn't, I don't think I can go on every day."

Taya says she is also thankful that her story has moved so many others.

"There is a difference between building on the past and being stuck in it," Taya said.

"You can choose to be bitter or you can choose to be grateful for the foundation you've been given to keep building on your life."

Part of the filming took place at the American Sniper Shootout in Texas last December, where Taya competed with champion marksman Bruce Piatt in a one-on-one rifle match.

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February 12, 2016  •  05:27 PM
I can't imagine a better tribute to Chris Kyle than how Taya Kyle is living her life.
January 26, 2017  •  02:18 PM
This is a warm touching carry on the past of building instead of being stuck. Just awesome.. hope the following will be okay as I have been up to.... very busy with finishing Gunsmithing School, trading, selling and trading my collection to now include Cowboy Shooting and having 3 new toys of which I can't wait to jump on new form competition.sure is a difference from tactical to 1800's... it is a real leisure and challenging.... again, real shoutout to all... many blessings and jumping into this new year..... Old Maverick " Silver City Kid"☕