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Grandmother and grandson visit 63 national parks on adventure of a lifetime

By Sydney Page

30 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

For you post lunch lighter-read, we bring the heart warming story of a grandmother and her grandson who embarked on the journey of a lifetime together. The Washington Post has the story.

Brad Ryan paused to take in the scene before him: Mountains with perfect peaks, a lush valley and an endless expanse of untouched Alaskan wilderness.

What awed him most, though, was not the Arctic tundra in front of him; it was his grandmother who was hiking through it.

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