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By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Long Hikes Help Veterans - Brevard NC


Last updated 9/30/2015 at 11:38am

Veterans take a moment to celebrate during a recent 'Warrior Hike.' (Courtesy photo)

This Saturday at Atagahi Park in Connestee Falls the Warrior Hike program is holding a fundraiser for its new "Walk off the War" Mountains to Sea trail "through hike" scheduled next year.

The Warrior Hike program is an outdoor therapy program for veterans, which uses long-distance hiking as a way to transition from their deployment experience.

Sean Gobin founded the Warrior Hike program in 2012 after he retired from the U.S. Marine Corps as a captain. Gobin immersed himself in hiking the Appalachian Trail, which he said helped him move on with his life after struggling with Post Traumati...

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