Huntley and Raffol recognize certified nursing assistants (CNAs) as the principal drivers of Walk Across America
, as they walk or wheel their way across the country.
"A Walk Across America
is especially good with adolescents," she says, "because it has a dog story and a love story,"(2) Another book she likes is Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman by Elizabeth Bumiller.(3) "Something I did this year," reports Amanda, "was to read a passage from Isak Dineson's Out of Africa,(4) then show the fly-over scene from the movie.
In 1986, to publicize chi-gong as a therapy for CF, I walked 26 miles/day for 115 days to complete successfully a heavily publicized 3,000 mile walk across America
"I chose this area," he said, "because it was one of the areas I walked through during my 2008 Walk Across America
and the folks here took me in and treated me very well.
But that encounter last fall on a Tennessee roadside was among many amazing moments during his walk across America
- "A Journey for 9/11." Saturday morning, Martin walked the final few steps, 4.5 miles to the finish at San Diego's Embarcadero Park.
In each selection, Muir imparts his awe of people and nature and his growing understanding of America's geology, flora, and fauna--from life on his family's Wisconsin farm to his walk across America
to the Sierra Mountains and his experience on an Alaskan glacier.
Hill of Leicester talks to Kenwood Diner owner Phyllis Warner during a lunch stop in Spencer on his walk across America
The 96-year-old political activist Doris "Granny D" Haddock will visit Eugene on Wednesday and Thursday and speak on a variety of topics, including the need for campaign finance reform, visionary leaders and a "velvet revolution." Several years ago, she completed a 3,200-mile, 14-month walk across America
to bring attention to campaign finance reform.
Hill's Walk across America
notebooks for President-elect Barack Obama.
You find that a three-block journey on crutches is like your own personal Walk Across America
Hill has earned his share of column inches in local newspapers of communities he passed through on his walk across America
during the past nine and a half months.
"It was a serendipitous experience to be able to include in my walk across America
a walk from our Senate Chambers, through the Capitol Rotunda, to our House of Representatives."