Bothell Reporter: Blind Bothell man walks to Canada for water, awareness

And the Blind shall see – the need

Earth Pilgrim

This is a story written by Aaron Kunkler of the Bothell Reporter about Dylan Raines’ 100 mile #WalkForWater from Seattle to Canada to raise awareness and funds for clean water in South Sudan. 

Walking is a way of life for one Bothell man who spent the better part of last week walking some 100 miles from Mill Creek to the Canadian border in an attempt to raise money and awareness for a cause.

Dylan Raines, 30, moved to Bothell last fall from northern California, where he walked more than 1,000 miles along the Oregon coast last summer giving sermons.

And while it’s an impressive feat in itself there’s also the fact that Raines is also blind.

Around six years ago Raines was diagnosed with keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease where the cornea begins to protrude, causing extreme near-sightedness and blindness.

So in 2010 Raines gave up his driver’s license and…

View original post 386 more words


Author: Br Francis-Clare

Living in Maroubra Australia, Pastor,intrigued with the Concepts of other times, Carer for my wife Jessica. Simple web designer and Administrator; photographer, artist and theologian. Additionally Since the age of 17 I live with uncontrollable Epilepsy and Bipolar Affective Disorder with some Psychotic episodes, for the past 4 years, at least I have been bipolar depressed with no real excitement, periodic bouts of paranoia and other yuck.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s