Luke Bryan Brings Teenage Nephew Home

"It's What You Gotta Do," He Says of Family Tragedy

When Luke Bryan’s brother-in-law Ben Lee Cheshire died in November, I immediately wondered what would happen to Bryan’s youngest nephew Til. (Til’s mom Kelly had died in 2007, when he was just a little boy.)

Now ABC News Radio is reporting that 13-year-old Til is living with Bryan, his wife Caroline and their two young sons Bo and Tate in Nashville. Til’s big sisters are grown and on their own.

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“I went from having two boys in the house to having a 13-year-old boy in the house, which is a whole ’nother set of learning that you have to do. It’s every day on the phone all day trying to talk with the family and figure out what to do, but it’s what you gotta do,” Bryan said, admitting that he might not have expected life to turn out this way, but “I think we just rally around as a family.”

Watch Lady A and Chris Stapleton step up for the Bryan family in their time of need.

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