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A Walk for Sunshine

A Walk for Sunshine


Product Description

Humorous and inspirational account of a young man who thru-hiked as a fund-raiser for those with cerebral palsy, such as his brother; includes a how-to chapter for hikes of this nature.

    Critical Acclaim for:
  • 2009 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year, Gold Winner
  • 2009 USA Book News Best Book Award, Winner
  • 2010 Living Now Book Awards, Bronze Wonner

From the back cover:

Jeff Alt takes you along every step of his 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail adventure. This entertaining journey includes bears, bugs, blisters, captivating characters, skunk bedmates, and hilarious food cravings. Alt walked more than 5 million steps in tribute to his brother, who has cerebral palsy and lives in a home called Sunshine. This trail adventure has inspired an annual event that has raised more than $400,000 for Sunshine. Walk alongside Alt and experience the joy of turning dreams into goals and then achieving them. His lessons from the trail celebrate family, stewardship of the earth, good health, and the American spirit.

Jeff Alt. Expanded Fourth edition, 2015.

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