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Kentucky woman trades in 18-wheeler for covered wagon to combat child hunger

Helped by many on cross-country journey


March 20, 2019

Yvonne Miller

Sam and Marilyn Schurter of Burlington are but some of the many who welcome Kentucky woman Angela Wood for an overnight rest spot as she journeys from coast to coast in this horse-drawn covered wagon in an effort to combat childhood hunger.

Always loving horses, she started to ride at age 6. "Since I was a little kid I wanted to go on a horse trek (a journey across country)." Now as a woman, Angela Wood believes "People in America should not go hungry – especially children." She's combining her passions to make a difference in the lives of children.

Fast forward through the years – two children and two grandchildren later – years on the road driving an 18-wheeler – Angela Wood of Kentucky is finally living her dream.

Quite literally a dream. She became debt-free in April 2015, saved money for three years and quit her...

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