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My favorite quote.

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me”

Erma Bombeck

Special pictures

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The Mojave Desert in California

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Awesome friends in Morrilton, AK

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Walk to End Alzheimer's in Blue Ridge, Georgia

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My dad died with alzheimers disease

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Mark Lein and his friend

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Some awesome places I Ran

Monument Valley Utah

Monument Valley Utah

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM

West of Albuquerque, NM

West of Albuquerque, NM

The Mojave National Preserve in California

The Mojave National Preserve in California

Amicalola Falls State Park in North Georgia

Amicalola Falls State Park in North Georgia

This was in Colorado

This was in Colorado

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My quote…..

“Some days when I don’t feel like running I get on my running shorts, shirt, cap and shoes and go run.”
jack fussell

near Pikes Peak, in Colorado a few months ago

near Pikes Peak, in Colorado a few months ago

Let’s Roll….

Even in the face of overwhelming odds stacked against him, Todd said “Let’s Roll”

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My mom. ….

She will soon be 87 years old. She lost her mom and dad, 9 brothers and sisters, two husband’s and 1 son.

It hurt, but she keeps going. She does it partially for them. My mom.

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Yep, this is my mom.

Joseph Bell & Richard Swanson

Joseph was walking across America to raise awareness concerning bullying. He was hit by a tractor trailer and died on October 9th, 2013.

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His son took his life after being bullied

Richard Swanson was on a walk to promote soccer. Friends said he wanted to “Break away” from life as he knew it. He was hit by a truck and died on May 14th, 2013.

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I think of these folks often. I drove to where Joseph died and ran 10 miles there.

From Ryan Chatham. …. my friend

He was at Skidaway when I left in 2013. He was at Tybee when I left in 2014. He’s always here when I need a friend. Ryan sent this picture to me today.

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A letter to my dad…

Well dad, I am heading back out into America tomorrow. The Georgia part of America. The stroller will be carrying what I need to be self sufficient. I will push it. We are a team.

I love and appreciate you more than I ever let you know. Thanks for your service during the second World War. I know you saw some bad stuff. Thanks for working so hard for us. Thanks for playing baseball with us and taking us fishing. We caught some good fish didn’t we?

Sorry you got cancer. You fought it so hard. Then right into that damn alzheimers disease.

One day in the future Wilson and I will run right smack dab down the road where you are buried. When I get there we will talk.

Take care dad. I love you.

Your son Jack.

Amy Palmiero-Winters

In 1994 she was in a motorcycle accident. She went through 27 surgeries. Her leg was amputated below the knee. Prior to her accident, she ran competitively in a variety of events, including the marathon.

Following her amputation she went right back to her craft.

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I first heard of Amy while reading the book “Momentum” by Mark Bravo.