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OCD Awareness Week – October 2015

ON THE MOVE FOR BDD AWARENESS Our recent pilgrimage in Italy from Rome to Assisi differed from Denis’s earlier walks to share our son Nathaniel’s struggle with BDD and to expand awareness about brain disorders and inspire research; it was … Continue reading

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Day 15: Assisi, Italy

The Days After After Saturday’s intensity, we settle into a day in Assisi. Tim and Terri catch an early train to Rome for a flight home on Monday, and we wander the city taking in the churches at every piazza … Continue reading

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Day 14: Spello to Assisi (10 miles)

Inside and Out: the Journey and the Destination This evening in Assisi, Tim, Terri, Denis and Judy–awestruck pilgrims–watch the setting sun shine gold on the Basilica di San Francesco. The church and piazza rise 100 feet above the surrounding valley … Continue reading

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Day 13: Trevi to Foligno to Spello (11.5 miles)

Aloha-eve as the Nicholson Family says–the day before the big one and tomorrow is definitely the big one both in elevation and difficulty as well as our final destination. Today is supposed to be a cake-walk according to the camino … Continue reading

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Day 12: Spoleto to Trevi (11.25 miles)

It’s October 1–Rabbit, Rabbit! Like energizer bunnies, we jump out of bed by 6 and leave town by 7 sans breakfast. As forecast, it’s raining, an opportunity to test our rain gear. We ditched our umbrellas days ago–too much weight. … Continue reading

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