'American Sniper' widow: Film is a blessing for my family

January 16, 2015 6:14 PM

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The Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper" based on the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is in theaters now. Kyle was known as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military following his four tours of duty in Iraq. After returning home, he was killed in 2013 by a veteran he was trying to help. His wife Taya was involved in the making of the film which stars Bradley Cooper as Chris. She spoke with FOX411 about her involvement in the film, what the movie means to her, feedback she’s received from veterans on it, as well as her Chris Kyle Frog Foundation to help military families.

FOX411: What was important to you to convey about Chris in the film? Taya Kyle: I think the biggest thing for me was that he was not a stereotype. He wasn’t a stereotypical cowboy. He wasn’t a stereotypical soldier. Yet he had the best qualities that you would think stereotypically would be in those...

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