June 21, 2014 Live from the road

Lincoln City, OR - Portland, OR

Reported by Arpan DeAngelo, Jagadhata Amrhien 96.0 mi

Jennifer gets ready for her morning run.

Our final look at the windy and chilly Pacific coast.

Junkyard runnin'

Joe races the Peace Run car.

Smooth running for Jagadhata

Joe on Cruise control.

Refreshings snacks of raspberry, cucumber, and local made hazelnut brittle.

I can do it :-)

Go Arpan!

We visited the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, Jim and Dan kindly waived our entrance fee. Thank you very much, we appreciate it and loved our tour.

Flying upside down.

The Spruce Goose, world's largest wooden seaplane.

Getting ready for a peace flight.

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

Ceremony with YMA, Young Mind of Awareness in Irving Park. Jagadhata holds the torch.

Joe DeAngelo from Eugene, Oregon.

Becky Black is a torch-bearer award alumni from 2012 for her work with children in the Portland area. She organised this event for us which we are grateful for.

Ron and Linda Popkin were presented the Torch-Bearer Award for their outstanding and unstinting service in the community. Ron has worked with street youth and taught them chess and has served on the board of Oregon Outreach for many years. Linda has worked with those who are incarcerated and has supported Ron through all his efforts.

Ron, Linda and Becky are presented this special painting by Sri Chinmoy called 'Peace Feeds the Children'.

People from the YMA, Young Mind of Awareness

A mother of 6 with 13 siblings, she is happy to share the torch with her youngest child.

Natabara's mother Joyce, father Pete. Claire holds the torch next to her mother Mary(right).

The children made many colorful signs to welcome us.

Becky is proud and happy to hold the torch.

A generous picnic was given to us after our ceremony at the park.

Every day we make so many new friends!

Good friends of ours, Claire and her Mom Mary with our SLovak runner Kaneenika. Mary has some Slovakian ancestors.

Officer Wolf came to hold the torch

Natabara works on tomorrow's the schedule during dinner.

Our great chefs.

Super fast runner. He won a 400 meter race today in 58 seconds at age 14.

We are very grateful to Archie Moore II., Executive Director of YMA, for helping to make this event and meal happen for us and for the children.

Baby Ava

Nikki Brown the Clown seeks to raise awareness about culture with her creative work and brilliant smile.

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Torch carried by
Anna Khimchinskaia (Russia), Arpan DeAngelo (United States), Boijayanti Gómez-Badillo (Puerto Rico), Dennis Gribok (Luxembourg), Harita Davies (New Zealand), Jagadhata Amrhien (United States), Jennifer Cluck (United States), Mahasatya Janczak (Poland), Natabara Rollosson (United States), Palash Bosgang (United States), Pujari Schaffer (United States), Sandro Zincarini (Italy), Sarvodaya Grygoryivskyy (Ukraine).  
Accompanied by  
Joe De Angelo (US), Kaneenika Janakova (SK)
Arpan DeAngelo, Dennis Gribok, Harita Davies, Sandro Zincarini
The torch has travelled 96.0 mi from Lincoln City, OR to Portland, OR.

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