If you watched the American Country Music Awards last month you probably are familiar with award-winning country music singer Lee Brice. (You know that song ‘Hard To Love’? Yeah, that guy). Well, during the award show, Brice decided to fulfill a good deed that was truly heartwarming; he presented military widow Ginger Ravella with a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 that once belonged to her late husband, Troy Gilbert, who served in the Air Force.
The third-gen Silverado is actually a family-owned vehicle, which adds to its sentimental weight. Brice had been inspired to search for the truck and reunite it with Ravella following his benefit concert for Folds of Honor, a non-profit group that provides educational scholarships to the families of deceased or disabled veterans. Ravella had spoken to Brice, telling him that the song ‘I Drive Your Truck’ meant so much to her because it reminded her of Troy and his Chevrolet truck, which he had to sell before his final deployment.
Having been deeply moved by Ravella’s story, Brice and his crew located the truck so that they may present it to Ravella. The timing couldn’t have been better as Greyon, Gilbert’s youngest son, had just gotten his driver’s license the week before the award show.