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The Route: Phil’s Unfinished Story

Each day nine people are killed by distracted driving, leaving their stories unfinished. We honor Phil by bringing his unfinished story to life through imaging what could have been.

Learn more at travelers.com/distracteddriving


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Our son, Phillip, was a very driven athlete. There wasn't a day, didn't matter what the weather was, he didn't get out there and run.

Phillip made everyone feel like they were his best friends. Even the mailman liked Phillip because he'd see him and shared the same route ever day, and Phillip would smile and wave at him.

One day Phil said, "Get your tickets to Rio because I'm gonna be there." And I'm like, wow, okay.

He was just that way about everything. He always wanted to be the best. He was on his daily run, and a woman crossed over the center line of the road struck him from behind. That was horrible. She got a call to her cell phone at the time of the crash. It was distracted driving. Phillip had his whole life ahead of him, and the worst part of all this is we'll never know what he would have accomplished, what he would have done, and where he would be.

(Lyrics)

I've got the whole world at my fingertips
I feel like flying, I feel infinite
I know that we’re the kind to think along to other lines, but we’ll be fine
Come along now, the sky is endless now
We are limitless, We are limitless, now
Come along now, the sky is endless now
We are limitless, We are limitless, now

The sky is calling, calling out to me
Some new beginnings with endless possibilities
Are you with me? Can you hear me when I sing out?
Come along now, the sky is endless now
We are limitless, We are limitless, now
Come along now, The sky is endless now
We are limitless, We are limitless, now


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Greg & Amy LaVallee - Phillip's Parents
In Phillip's honor, we imagined his unfinished story.
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Phillip's Unfinished Story - The Route
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Distracted driving takes the lives of 9 people each day leaving their stories unfinished.
Let's end distracted driving
travelers.com/distracteddriving


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