When Whidbey Island Native, Andy, reached out to me to tell me his Camino story, he had no idea that Dan Mullins had mentioned him to me months ago. As soon as I read his message learning he was bringing his 8th-grade daughter, Lily, to Spain to walk soon, I was even more intrigued. I enjoyed our chat so much. I love that Andy has made a promise to both his daughters that once they reach 8th grade, he will take them on a Camino Pilgrimage. Andy feels the Camino has helped him to better deal with anxiety and some challenging health issues with Graves disease. The story of his first Camino is really moving, including how he had to abandon it and return to finish. He and his family are currently living in Germany. He and Lily are now walking from Leon to the end of the world. We will meet up in Santiago when they arrive for a follow-up interview. Stay tuned!
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The Camino Cafe's intro and outro song is made possible with the generosity of fellow Pilgrim, Jackson Maloney. Original Song - "Finnis Terre" - written and performed by Jackson Maloney - Pilgrim, Singer, Musician, and Songwriter.
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