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Grandmother walks across country for climate awareness

Grandmother walks across country for climate awareness

To raise awareness about climate change, Wellington resident Kathe Thompson walked for eight months across 3,000 miles, from Los Angeles to Washington D.C., with the Great March for Climate Action. And that was only the beginning. "I didn't get involved in the glory of the outdoors till I was 60," Thompson said. "Then I did two things: One, I jumped out of an airplane, and two, I walked the Appalachian Trail." Thompson, a member of The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County and the Climate Action Coalition of South Florida, has taken a great interest in the effects of climate change not just locally but also across the country. "I became aware...

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