May 23, 2014 Live from the road

Bristow, OK - Oklahoma City, OK

Reported by Antara-Prabhat Kalajian, Dennis Gribok 70.0 mi

Our big thanks to Pat from Super 8 in Sapulpa for the kind offering of 4 complimentary rooms

We were kindly greeted by Mayor Debbie Garrett of Stroud, Police Chief Clint Gaylord, City Manager Tim Schook, as well as citizens from the Chamber of Commerce, the Alumni Association, and two newspapers.

Mayor Debbie Garrett accepts our Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the lovely town of Stroud

Rick Craig from the Chamber of Commerce

City Manager Tim Schook offers his wishes and goodwill for peace

The famous Rock Cafe on Route 66

Dennis driving our new Peace Run car

Arpan goes shopping for a farewell gift for Vera

Vera says her last goodbyes and offers gratitude to the team

Filled with delight, Vera receives her new present

Goodbye, Vera!

Historic Building on Route 66 (one of the oldest gas stations)

"Hay! Where you goin'?"

John held the torch yesterday in Sand Springs, and today we ran into him again 100 miles down the road!

Mark from the Edmond Sun Newspaper came to greet us

Oklahoma is a friendly state! When we were running we met so many people who whole-heartedly embraced and applauded our peace efforts as soon as they saw us, thank you!!

The Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma City was very excited to welcome us into their beautiful facility

Pranlobha, Antara-Prabhat's sister, joined the team today from Seattle, Washington.

I'll bet he knows which country you're from!

Showing our website on the smart screen

We are grateful to the Boys and Girls Club for warmly inviting us to share our peace today :)

Harita presents a peace painting by Sri Chinmoy as an offering of gratitude.

Makaya turned 8 years old today!

A.J., Director of the Club and one of his staff members make their wishes for peace with the children

This evening was a very special and very rare treat for our team of 12 hungry runners was very kindly treated to a hearty and fulfilling feast at Red Cup Cafe, in Oklahoma City

General Manager Kurt inviting the team to come back for breakfast in the morning!

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Torch carried by
Anna Khimchinskaia (Russia), Antara-Prabhat Kalajian (United States), Arpan DeAngelo (United States), Bashata Cimesa (Serbia), Chetana Hein (United States), Dennis Gribok (Luxembourg), Harita Davies (New Zealand), Homagni Baptista (Australia), Pranlobha Kalajian (United States), Sandro Zincarini (Italy), Sarvodaya Grygoryivskyy (Ukraine), Suhasini Septiarini (Indonesia), Vera Sevastiyanova (Russia).  
Arpan DeAngelo, Bashata Cimesa, Dennis Gribok, Harita Davies, Sandro Zincarini
The torch has travelled 70.0 mi from Bristow, OK to Oklahoma City, OK.

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