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Think You Just Had a BAD DAY! Have Trevor Thomas - Blind "Thru-Hiker" of Appalachian Trail Visit Your Office!!!

At Keller Williams Ballantyne Area, Charlotte, NC, our Surprise Secret Guest for our Team Meeting day was  someone who has defeated blind-faith in a way most of us will never experience.  Trevor Thomas, who met the challenge of being blind and completed the hike of the Appalachian Trail, 2100 miles of walking and hiking .  One day Trevor was finishing law school and waiting to be sent to Greece as an JAG officer for the Navy, and the next day he was at an optometrist's office hearing that he had a rare disease which would make him blind within weeks or months.  But within the time of grief of losing his sight, he heard a speech from another blind person, Eric Weihenmayer, who had climbed Mt Everest, so he planned his adventure and course to overcome the parody of his handicap of blindness.  As I listened to his story......he said, "You know, a newspaper addressed an article about me stating, "So You Think You've Had a Bad Day?".  On his trek of the Appalachian Trail and his solitary journey, he hitch-hiked with hikers who were going his way and he traveled along beside of them, different groups, like boy scouts, couples, people who were doing short stints ... more

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