A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160-Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail

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Dreams Shared Publications, 2000 - Travel - 285 pages
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This edition will list as out of print when stock is depleted. An award-winning, adventurous, humorous, and inspirational account of a man who dedicated his 2,160 mile journey on the Appalachian Trail to his brother who has cerebral palsy. Jeff Alt lived in the woods for 147 days inspiring an annual fundraiser which has raised over $100,000 for the disabled. As Jeff trudged along, he encountered wild animals, interesting people, breathtaking scenery, and rough weather. His story sheds light on the pursuit of a simpler life and the American Spirit.

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User Review  - NWADEL - LibraryThing

Jeff Alt sets out on an amazing 2,160 mile adventure on the Appalachian trail. His goal: to raise money for the home his brother lives in, a home for the disabled, called The Sunshine Home. He begins ... Read full review

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I can remember when I was younger doing walk-a-thons to raise money for various things at our schools. The longest I had walked was 20 miles. I believed that was a lot until I read this book. Jeff alt ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Jeff Alt's adventures have been featured on ESPN, Hallmark Channel and more. Alt is a talented speaker and award-winning author. He is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Alt has walked the Appalachian Trail, the John Muir Trail with his wife, and he carried his 21-month old daughter across a swath of Ireland.

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