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Mon November 11, 2013
Country 'Song Of The Year' Inspired By Local War Hero
If you’re a country music fan, no doubt you know the Lee Brice tune "I Drive Your Truck," which was named Song of the Year at the Country Music Awards last week. What you may not know is that the song has local roots.
The truck it refers to once belonged to 30-year-old Jared Monti, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2006. Ever since, his father, Paul Monti of Raynham, has been driving that truck. Greater Boston spoke with Paul, who started driving his son's beat up 2001 Dodge Ram soon after his son was killed.
See the extended interview with Paul Monti on YouTube.
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