This story was one of the most logistically challenging and also most rewarding. It involved hiking up steep terrain in the White Mountains of New Hampshire with a film crew trying to follow a determined young woman on a mission.
In 2015, I met Special Olympics athlete Chevi Peters. While he can deadlift 350 pounds, his strength goes far beyond the lift of a barbell, with his remarkable will to win and will to live.
I first met Anna Schmidt when she was 13-year old. Her wish was to spend the day with with her favorite team – the Green Bay Packers and favorite players Aaron Rodgers and Al Harris.