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Tonight, I’d like to share two stories that continue to make my Journey of Hope one of the most meaningful experiences of my life.
Today was yet another eventful day on the Journey that went from A to Z; both literally and figuratively.
My scheduled visit today, was at the home of Heidi Garringer Rhea (warrior) in Mandeville, LA.
Anyone know where the tallest cast iron statue in the U.S. is located, and what its’ name is? As I approached my first meeting location of the day, in Birmingham, AL, I observed a significant statue on a pedestal on a high point in the city.
Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Matters! This year nearly 10,000 people in the United States and many more across the world will be diagnosed with CCA, many in a late stage.
Have you ever had one of those days when you realize how finely tuned our lives are? That is until a few minor quirks get in the way. Today was one of those days for me.
As it’s the 15th anniversary of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, many people now know that I’ve incorporated the number 15 into my journey in a variety of ways.
Another day of amazing moments, and a great way to mark the halfway point on the Journey, at least for # of states visited.
In driving terms, today’s schedule was a short one, as I was in the car for less than two hours.
To date, the Journey of Hope has been memorable in many ways that will be with me forever. Today, however, was a milestone event that rises to the top.
After a two-minute visit to the beach for a quick photo of the Atlantic Ocean, I left Ogunquit, ME @ 6:30 a.m., and headed two hours south to Holliston, MA, and the home of Kim Balkus.
Today was to be a day of rest, including a walk on the beach, here in Maine. Hah! Never happened.