Betty Petersen was committed to walking five miles after midnight in the rain for someone who couldn’t. It was 2 a.m. She was cold and wet and tired and achy. Her feet had blisters. So she turned to that someone who couldn’t, to help her finish what she started.
Katie Gerstenberger and Hannah Hunt each had cancer — Katie, a rare form; Hannah, a common and aggressive one — and they weren’t going to give in without a fight.