Today was a short day, and I rode pretty much straight thru to Des Moines. Several members of our team went to visit Camp Kesem, an organization that provides overnight camps for children whose parents have or had cancer. LIVESTRONG supports Camp Kesem.
|This was actually the night before - probably about 9pm. Big storm came through - high winds, rain, and marble sized hail. A few things got wet, and there were a few puddles in the tent. Nothing that couldn't get cleaned up though.|
|Dawn is breaking, looks like a beautiful day ahead.|
|Welcome to Minburn!|
|Not the first into town, I see.|
|The line for breakfast hosted by the locals. It was a great meal.|
|Riders capturing their memories of another small town in Iowa.|
|After a wet spring, the summer has been dry in southern Iowa.|
|We didn't just observe the camp in action, some team members were drawn into the activities. Here a LIVESTRONGer and a camper are paired up trying to get a penny out of a nylon stocking, racing another pair doing the same.|
|Camp Kesem campers with members of |
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