”Angel on Earth”. That’s exactly what Tyler Bova is. An endearing nickname his mother deemed him with as the oldest of her two boys. A tragic accident , while on a cross country family vacation , has left Tyler, age 17, here on this Earth, now fighting for his life. Parents, Tyrone and Holly Bova, along with their youngest son, 11 year old Haden, lost their lives when an SUV  struck their vehicle head on, as they made their way across Utah. This unimaginable turn of events has left a strong, athletic, teenager, entering his senior year at Trinity High School, in North Carolina, without his parents and his only brother.  Tyler has already, in the immediate days following this tragedy, endured multiple surgeries and undoubtably, faces many, many more.   Both his Parental and Maternal grandmother‘s, with heavy laden hearts, traveled to Primary Children’s Hospital in Utah, to keep vigil by Tyler’s side.  This GO FUND ME page has been established to prayerfully relieve some of the financial burden that this beloved family now faces.   Along with obvious medical bills and uncertainty, we hope to ease travel and lodging expense and provide aid to the Bova family as they prepare final arrangements for Tyler‘s parents and his brother. We are optimistic that our small, close knit community will come together and reach this GO FUND ME  goal of $10,000.  It would be an extraordinary blessing for Tyler and his family to surpass it!
*Please  be directed to the Build Tyler Tough community of Facebook for updates on Tyler‘s progress . 


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Melanie Haynes 
Trinity, NC
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