And we are off…

The youth did a great job of packing and everything fit with room to spare!  That just means more room for souvenirs from the journey.  The crew includes 16 youth and 4 adults.  We hope you get to meet all of us through our posts and pictures.

Our day began early at 6:00, loading the vans and saying a prayer before the journey.

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We made good time throughout the day making stops at a rest area in Cedar Rapids, IA, lunch in Hannibal, MO, rest area in Illinois, and supper in Paducah, KY.  The youth got a lot of sitting, eating, talking and napping.  The frisbee was thrown around a bit at our longer stops.  It is always nice to stretch your legs at the long stops.  Thank you to Ginny T. for the delicious cookies and chex mix to get us through!

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We have a big day ahead of us tomorrow with a visit to the Belle Meade Plantation in Nashville and some walks around downtown Nashville.  We will continue another 4 hours of our journey to Prattville, AL (outside of Montgomery, AL).