Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

State Trooper Risked His Life To Save Bear Cub Stuck In Road.

A Warning

A Warning

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“It’s a small town, Thomas. If we get one sniff of you being reckless, you can say goodbye to the truck," she sternly told Thomas. Thomas was indeed young, but he wasn't exactly reckless and he knew how dangerous driving could be. But he never thought something would happen to his mother and father.

A Life-Changing Experience

A Life-Changing Experience

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Thomas loved his freedom and he enjoyed being able to drive his friends back and forth to school. He happily drove himself to work at the grocery store and he always made sure that he drove carefully. One day, Thomas arrived home only to find that his mom's car was gone.

A Fateful Day

A Fateful Day

The Daily Gazette

With panic in his heart, Thomas called his father. He was told that his mother was the victim of a hit-and-run. Thomas just couldn't understand how irresponsible some drivers were. With a troubled mind, Thomas didn't leave his mother's side for weeks. His mother's accident left a scar on Thomas and it changed his life forever.

Clear Path

Clear Path

Valley College

During his senior year of high school, all of Thomas' friends were eagerly talking about college. They all had different career paths in mind. But none of them were surprised when Thomas told them what his future plans were.

New Career

New Career

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Something in Thomas changed. After the accident, Thomas became truly aware of the dangers associated with reckless driving and he lost interest in car chases. Thomas decided that he was meant to be a state trooper, but he never expected certain things to happen on the job.

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