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Adventurers Taking Big Steps To Redefine Accessibility

Credit Courtesy/We Carry Kevan
Kevan with one of his travel buddies, chatting up birds in London.

Fort Wayne resident Kevan Chandler and his friends have literally been blazing trails, despite Chandler's lifelong battle with spinal muscular atrophy, since they decided to trade his wheelchair for a backpack a few years ago.

Once they devised the necessary gear, and formulated travel plans, nothing has stopped them from seeing the world, one exciting trek at a time, and now, the remarkable story has been chronicled in Chandler's latest book, We Carry Kevan.

For an update on the adventurers, and their mission to redefine accessibility as a cooperative effort, WBOI's Julia Meek sat down with Kevan earlier this week to talk about what the team is learning, as well as sharing, as they move forward on this journey.

Event Information:

Author's Book Launch at Barnes & Noble, Glenbrook, Fort Wayne
Friday, May 3rd, 2019
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

You can connect with, and learn all about the team's projects at the We Carry Kevan website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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