“He actually said, out loud, ‘I want Taco Bell,'” Booth’s older brother Jason Schwartz told This Week in Taco Bell by phone. “That was the very first thing he said… When he starts getting into a full sentence, he can’t do it. But when he does one or two words at a time, you can definitely understand him. So when he asked for Taco Bell almost immediately, his friend Tyler definitely heard him say ‘Taco Bell.’ Tyler said, ‘Do you want Taco Bell?’ And Jake said, ‘Yes.'”Booth's heartfelt plea could not be fulfilled for another 22 days, because he wasn't able to eat solid food. But when he finally got the thumbs-up from doctors, Booth celebrated with 8.5 crunchy tacos.
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