CROP walk a reminder of others in need

Indian Mountain School fifth-grade teacher Ellie Molyneux jumped the start line, above, as she and some of her students waited for the CROP walk to begin. Photo by Karen Kane

FALLS VILLAGE — Walkers old and young, two-legged and four-legged, took part in the 28th annual Northwest Connecticut CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Sept. 25.

The Rev. Carl Franson, who has organized the walk for many years, estimated that about 240 people participate annually. Participants ranged from toddlers in strollers all the way up to seniors using walkers. Participants could walk a quarter mile, 5 miles or 10 miles.

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