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Triumph on the Trails: How One Woman Reclaimed Her Health After Cancer

By: Amy Kapp
January 6, 2015

Photo courtesy Ed Yourdon via Flickr
Photo courtesy Ed Yourdon via Flickr

We were so deeply touched and inspired by the recently published third video installment of “Life on the Atlanta BeltLine,” which outlines the story of Jenny—wife, mother of twins and courageous individual who regained her health on Atlanta’s Eastside Trail after recovering from breast cancer. 

According to the video blog:

“Jenny and her husband initially moved to a neighborhood along the Eastside Trail due to the notable walkability of the community. They soon began a family with the birth of twins, but one year later…they were delivered life-changing news: Jenny was diagnosed with stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. She endured radical surgery and chemotherapy radiation. Once on the road to recovery, she felt the need to reclaim her health.” 

Hear/watch Jenny narrate her own story of triumph in this short clip:

A very special thank you to Jenny and to the Atlanta BeltLine for sharing this incredible story of impact on America’s rail-trails.

If you’re interested in more “Life on the Atlanta Beltline,” there are two other installments available online right now: Learn how the Atlanta BeltLine has transformed the commute for Mary of Piedmont Park Conservancy, and hear Brent of Our West End Newsletter talk about his idea for walking school buses.

Amy Kapp | Photo courtesy Amy Kapp
Amy Kapp

Amy Kapp serves as Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief of Rails to Trails magazine. Kapp frequently writes about the impact of, and vast historical and cultural connections made by, America's rail-trails, parks and public lands.

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