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Walking to raise awareness and funds


November 23, 2017

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2,918 miles.

That is how far two young people are walking to raise awareness for suicide prevention and raise funds for the Make-A-Wish – Oregon Foundation.

Amanda Autrey and Kolton Rackham lived in Utah and traveled to Georgia with just $145 and a few essential items. They will end their adventure on the coast of Oregon.

She chose the Make-A-Wish Foundation after they had decided on a cross country trek. When researching all the worthy causes, Amanda learned that the foundation doesn't just provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences for children battling terminal diseases, but also for those...

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